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Sowerby

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  • Hundred: Yarlestre
  • Area: North Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 1.5 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.6 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Newsham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for).
  • Lord in 1066: Orm.
  • Overlord in 1066: Ligulf.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1N111
  • Waste in 1086: Implied

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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.