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[East] Dereham

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  • Hundred: Mitford
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 74 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.6 geld units (quite large).

[East] Dereham appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Mileham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.4 geld units. 10.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 15 smallholders. 5 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 1 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 30 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 4 cattle. 7 pigs. 7 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 pigs. 8 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Archbishop) Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Huard (of Vernon).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Beaufour.
  • Phillimore reference: 20,9

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