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Bilton

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  • Hundred: Ainsty
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 9 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 8 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres. Woodland 1 league * 3 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, seven.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern of Arques.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Osbern of Arques.
  • Phillimore reference: 25W10

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