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Swillington

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  • Hundred: Skyrack
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 7.7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 13.2 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £0.5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 4 * 1 furlongs. 1 church.
  • Lords in 1066: Dunstan <of Swillington>; Oda.
  • Lord in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W3

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