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St Osyth

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  • Hundred: Tendring
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 41.8 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10.6 geld units (very large).

St Osyth appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units. Taxed on 2.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £9. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £9.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 11 smallholders. 7 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 200 sheep. Woodland 800 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 6 cobs. 50 cattle. 40 pigs. 300 sheep. 6 beehives.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cobs. 4 cattle. 37 pigs. 68 sheep. 18 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Siward (Barn).
  • Lord in 1086: Turold.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ranulf Peverel.
  • Phillimore reference: 34,33

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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.