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Houghton

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  • Hundred: Weighton
  • Area: East Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 7.6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 12.4 geld units (very large).

Houghton appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 2 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 2 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Thorkil.
  • Lord in 1086: Humphrey.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Gilbert Tison.
  • Phillimore reference: 2.10E+12

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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.