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Wheldale

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  • Hundred: Osgodcross
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 3 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.5 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 1 smallholder. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 3 lord's plough teams. 4.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 24 acres. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Gamal (son of Barth).
  • Lord in 1086: Gerbodo.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: [Water] Fryston; Wheldale.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W56

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