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[High] Melton

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  • Hundred: Strafforth
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 9 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £3.1.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 1 smallholder.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 3 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 4 * 4 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Swein (son of Svavi).
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Bully.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Bully.
  • Phillimore reference: 10W20

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