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Womersley

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  • Hundred: Osgodcross
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 19 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 4 smallholders. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 3 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Wege <of Womersley>.
  • Lord in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W49

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