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Hildersham

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  • Hundred: Chilford
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 20 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 11 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.5 lord's lands. Meadow 3 ploughs. Woodland 20 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfwin (son of Alfwin).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Aubrey de Vere.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Aubrey de Vere.
  • Phillimore reference: 29,9

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