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Newsham

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  • Hundred: Land of Count Alan
  • Area: North Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 4 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 0.5 * 0.5 leagues.
  • Lords in 1066: Sprot; Ulfkil.
  • Lords in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany); Bodin (brother of Bardulf).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 6N46

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.