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Kelvedon

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  • Hundred: Witham
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 45 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8.5 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Ramsden.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3.5 geld units. Taxed on 3.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £7.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 5 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 25 acres. Woodland 50 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 4 cattle. 7 pigs. 40 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 140 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Guthmund (brother of Abbot Wulfric).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Gross.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh de Montfort.
  • Phillimore reference: 27,2

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