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Place: [Great and Little] Wigborough

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Known today as Wigborough / Great Wigborough / Little Wigborough.
  • Hundred: Winstree
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 42.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15.6 geld units (very large).

[Great and Little] Wigborough appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 11.6 geld units. Taxed on 11.6.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £10.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 33 smallholders. 8 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 100 sheep. Woodland 100 pigs. 6 salthouses.
  • Livestock in 1066: 12 cattle.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 12 cattle. 14 pigs. 230 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Barking (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Barking (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Barking (St Mary), abbey of.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Colchester; [Great and Little] Wigborough.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,8

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