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Crimplesham

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  • Hundred: Clackclose
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 28.5 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.4 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.9 geld units. 8.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8.9. Value to lord in 1086 £8.6. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.1.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 9 smallholders. 8 slaves. 32 free men.
  • Ploughland: 4 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 28 acres. 1.5 fisheries.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cattle. 2 pigs. 240 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 2 cattle. 300 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelgyth (widow of Thorsten); free man, one.
  • Overlord in 1066: Ramsey (St Benedict), abbey of.
  • Lords in 1086: Reginald son of Ivo; Thorkil.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Reginald son of Ivo.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Crimplesham; Toombers.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,3

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