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  • Hundred: Skyrack
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Birkby Hill.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (ploughs possible).
  • Lord in 1066: Alward.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Birkby [Hill]; Wheatcroft.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W13
  • Waste in 1086: Yes

  • No longer exists as a named location, but can be identified on the ground.
AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.