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Weybourne

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  • Hundred: Holt
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 82.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.1 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units. 18.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £7.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 30 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 10 pigs. 2 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 8 cattle. 26 pigs. 60 sheep. 47 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 10 cattle. 28 pigs. 48 sheep. 36 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Hagni (the reeve).
  • Lord in 1086: Ranulf (of Mainwaring).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 6,2

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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.