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Fairstead

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  • Hundred: Witham
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.5 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units. Taxed on 0.45.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 10 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 40 acres. Pasture 4 value. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 6 pigs. 13 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 4 cows. 32 pigs. 124 sheep. 3 beehives. 4 .
  • Lord in 1066: Brictmer (son of Queneva).
  • Lord in 1086: Turold.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ranulf Peverel.
  • Phillimore reference: 34,7

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