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Wilby

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  • Hundred: Shropham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 36.3 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.2 geld units (quite large).

Wilby appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 5 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 3 cattle. 120 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 5 cattle. 109 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelgyth (widow of Thorsten).
  • Lord in 1086: soldier, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph Baynard.
  • Phillimore reference: 31,37

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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.