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Morley [St Botolph and St Peter]

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Known today as Morley / Morley St Botolph / Morley St Peter / Morley Saint Botolph / Morley Saint Peter.
  • Hundred: Forehoe
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.8 geld units (medium).

Morley [St Botolph and St Peter] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Hingham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units. 14.75 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £5.1. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 9 villagers. 21 free men.
  • Ploughland: 4.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 1 cattle. 8 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 2 cattle. 47 pigs.
  • Lords in 1066: Leofwin; free men, five; free men, fourteen; free men, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Archbishop) Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of Beaufour.
  • Phillimore reference: 20,11

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