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Place: Balsham

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  • Hundred: Radfield
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10.7 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9 geld units. Payments of 0.13 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £17. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 12 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 19 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 12 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 200 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.2.
  • Lord in 1066: Ely St Etheldreda, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ely St Etheldreda, abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ely St Etheldreda, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,6

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