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[Great and Little] Yeldham

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Known today as Yeldham / Great Yeldham / Little Yeldham.
  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 40 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.3 geld units (quite large).

[Great and Little] Yeldham appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units. Taxed on 0.33.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 2 smallholders.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. Woodland 10 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Godwin.
  • Overlord in 1066: Wihtgar (son of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Bernard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 90,54

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