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Shimpling

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  • Hundred: Babergh
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 57 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.3 geld units; 7.3 exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.3 geld units. 5.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £9. Value to lord in 1086 £9. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 11 smallholders. 7 slaves. 5 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 8 pigs. 1 church. 0.25 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 14 cattle. 40 pigs. 120 sheep. 1 horses.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 cattle. 24 pigs. 100 sheep. 1 .
  • Lords in 1066: Wulfric; free men, five.
  • Overlords in 1066: King Edward; Wulfric.
  • Lord in 1086: Countess of Aumale (Adelaide).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess of Aumale (Adelaide).
  • Phillimore reference: 46,1

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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.