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Thetford

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  • Hundred: Thetford
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 840.9 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 23.5 geld units (very large).

Thetford appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 20 smallholders. 2 slaves. 33 men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 18 acres. 3 mills, value 1.6. 1 church.
  • Livestock in 1066: 128 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 128 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: men, thirty-three.
  • Lords in 1086: Roger Bigot; Thorsten (of Thetford).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger Bigot.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,1

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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.