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Preston

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  • Hundred: Babergh
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 4 smallholders. 1 slave. 3 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 9 acres.
  • Livestock in 1066: 5 cattle. 24 pigs. 40 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cattle. 3 pigs. 36 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Wulfward; free men, three.
  • Overlords in 1066: (Archbishop) Stigand; Wulfward.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,47

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