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Springfield

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  • Hundred: Chelmsford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 31 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.6 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.3 geld units. Taxed on 2.33.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 7 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 30 pigs. 1 fishery.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 5 cattle. 13 pigs. 4 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 10 cobs. 30 cattle. 40 pigs. 100 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Godric.
  • Lord in 1086: Corp.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert Gernon.
  • Phillimore reference: 32,33

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