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Chesham

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  • Hundred: Burnham
  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Total population: 59 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15 geld units (very large).

Chesham appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 1 villager. 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 50 pigs.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,12

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AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.