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Whittlesey

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  • Hundred: Ely 1
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units. Payments of 0.1 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £4. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 3 slaves. 4 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 4.5 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.0 lord's lands. Meadow 1 ploughs.
  • Lord in 1066: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,44

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