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Royston

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  • Hundred: Staincross
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 5 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £0.5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 acres. Woodland 6 * 4 furlongs.
  • Lords in 1066: Northmann; Wulfheah.
  • Lord in 1086: Ulfkil.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W68

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