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Hixham Hall

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  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.5 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 3 smallholders. 1 slave. 1 cottager.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 60 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfwy, Esger the constable's man.
  • Overlord in 1066: Esger the constable.
  • Lords in 1086: Ranulf; William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: London (St Paul), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,20

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.