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Cowesby

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  • Hundred: Allerton
  • Area: North Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.9 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.5.
  • Households: 7 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 4 * 4 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Gamal (son of Karli).
  • Lord in 1086: Gerard <of Boltby>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh son of Baldric.
  • Phillimore reference: 23N15

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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.