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Hingham

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  • Hundred: Forehoe
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 121.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.9 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.3.
  • Households: 6 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1.5 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 12 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 8 cattle. 6 pigs. 20 sheep. 16 goats. 2 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwy (of Thetford).
  • Lord in 1086: Stanhard (son of Alwy).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger Bigot.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,81

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