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Newton

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  • Hundred: Claydon
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.5 exemption units; 2 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units. 3.75 villtax. Taxed on 2.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £2.5.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 10 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 acres. Woodland 6 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 3 cattle. 40 pigs. 97 sheep. 16 beehives.
  • Livestock in 1086: 7 cattle. 29 pigs. 102 sheep. 14 goats. 9 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Adelund <of Newton>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,32

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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.