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Fakenham

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  • Hundred: Gallow
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 32.6 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.6 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Fakenham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 20 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 12 pigs. 3 mills. 0.5 salthouses.
  • Livestock in 1066: 3 cobs. 200 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 20 pigs. 200 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,15

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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.