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[Great] Bircham

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  • Hundred: Docking
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9 geld units (very large).

[Great] Bircham appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.0 geld units. 27.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 4 smallholders. 2 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Fathir <of Banham>.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of Beaufour.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Beaufour.
  • Phillimore reference: 20,2

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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.