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Bawsey

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  • Hundred: Freebridge
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 28.3 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.0 geld units (quite small).

Bawsey appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Glosthorpe.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.1 geld units. 12.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 12 smallholders. 3 slaves. 3 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 0.3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 16 pigs. 1 mill. 1.5 salthouses.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 14 pigs. 30 sheep. 50 goats. 2 .
  • Lord in 1066: Godwin (son of Alfhere).
  • Lord in 1086: Robert Malet.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert Malet.
  • Phillimore reference: 7,2

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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.