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Rufforth

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  • Hundred: Ainsty
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 5 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 0.5 * 0.5 leagues.
  • Lords in 1066: Aldwulf; Alwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Osbern of Arques.
  • Phillimore reference: 25W19

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