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[Great] Canfield

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  • Hundred: Dunmow
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 34 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.3 geld units (medium).

[Great] Canfield appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 geld units. Taxed on 1.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 1 villager. 10 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 48 acres. Woodland 100 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Edeva (the fair).
  • Lord in 1086: Aubrey de Vere.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 21,3

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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.