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Hockley

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  • Hundred: Rochford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 59 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.8 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units. Taxed on 1.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £4.
  • Households: 12 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 200 sheep. Woodland 30 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 2 cattle. 12 pigs. 160 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cobs. 10 cattle. 24 pigs. 300 sheep. 53 goats. 6 beehives.
  • Lord in 1086: Payne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Swein of Essex.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,33

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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.