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Garforth

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  • Hundred: Skyrack
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 9.7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 11.2 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 1 smallholder. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 5 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 2 * 2 furlongs. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Ernwy.
  • Lords in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy; Warin; William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W2

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