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Syleham

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  • Hundred: Bishop's
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.9 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 12 smallholders. 1 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 60 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Lord in 1066: free man, one.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Archbishop) Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Bishop William (of Thetford).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop William (of Thetford).
  • Phillimore reference: 19,1

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