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Place: Wiggenhall [St Germans, St Mary Magdalen, St Mary the Virgin and St Peter]

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Known today as Wiggenhall / Wiggenhall St Germans / Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen / Wiggenhall St Mary the Virgin / Wiggenhall St Peter / Wiggenhall Saint Germans / Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen / Wiggenhall Saint Mary the Virgin / Wiggenhall Saint Peter.
  • Hundred: Freebridge
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 geld units (quite small).

Wiggenhall [St Germans, St Mary Magdalen, St Mary the Virgin and St Peter] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £12.
  • Households: 13 villagers. 11 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. 0.5 mills. 1 fishery.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 5 cattle. 20 pigs. 400 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 4 cattle. 20 pigs. 160 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelgyth (widow of Thorsten).
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph Baynard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph Baynard.
  • Phillimore reference: 31,24

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