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Hessay

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  • Hundred: Ainsty
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 5 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £0.3.
  • Households: 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Healfdene.
  • Lord in 1086: Richard son of Herfast.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of Herfast.
  • Phillimore reference: 22W4

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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.