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Kirkby [Overblow]

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  • Hundred: Burghshire
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 5 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.3 geld units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Kirkby Overblow I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £1.2.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 4 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres. Woodland 1 * 1 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: Gamalbarn <of Kirkby>.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Percy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Percy.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Kirkby [Overblow]; Tidover; Walton [Head].
  • Phillimore reference: 13W28

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