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Place: [North and South] Benfleet

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Known today as Benfleet / North Benfleet / South Benfleet.
  • Hundred: Barstable
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 83 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 19.7 geld units (very large).

[North and South] Benfleet appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9.4 geld units. Taxed on 9.4.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £8.5.
  • Households: 21 villagers. 6 smallholders. 3 slaves. 18 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 150 sheep. Woodland 30 acres. 0.5 mills.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 30 pigs. 70 sheep. 1 .
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,1

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