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Place: Messing

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  • Hundred: Lexden
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.2 geld units (quite small).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.7 geld units. Taxed on 0.65.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5.5. Value to lord in 1086 £5.2. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.5.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 18 smallholders. 3 slaves. 3 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 40 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 2 cows. 30 pigs. 100 sheep. 35 goats. 2 calves.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 2 cows. 20 pigs. 100 sheep. 35 goats. 2 .
  • Lord in 1066: Ordmer.
  • Lords in 1086: Ansketil; Gerald; Roger of Rames.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Rames.
  • Phillimore reference: 39,4

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