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  • Hundred: Burghshire
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Aldborough.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for).
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern of Arques.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Osbern of Arques.
  • Phillimore reference: 25W27
  • Waste in 1086: Yes

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