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Place: Barking

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  • Hundred: Becontree
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 136.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 17.4 geld units (very large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 30 geld units. Taxed on 30.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £80. Value to lord in 1086 £80.
  • Households: 143 villagers. 100 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 lord's plough teams. 4 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 68 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 100 acres. Woodland 1000 pigs. 2 mills. 1 fishery. 0.5 churches.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 34 cattle. 150 pigs. 114 sheep. 24 goats. 10 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: Barking St Mary, abbey of.
  • Lords in 1086: Barking St Mary, abbey of; Jocelyn the lorimer; men-at-arms, three.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Barking St Mary, abbey of.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Barking; London.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,7

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AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.