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Beccles

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  • Hundred: Wangford
  • County: Norfolk / Suffolk
  • Total population: 120 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.8 geld units (quite large).

Beccles appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Gorleston.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.4 geld units.
  • Households: 12 free men.
  • Ploughland: 1 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Gyrth.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,43

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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.