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Wales

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  • Hundred: Strafforth
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 14.6 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 ploughlands (can plough).
  • Other resources: Woodland 0.5 league * 2 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: Morcar <of Smeaton>.
  • Lord in 1086: Richard (of Sourdeval).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 5W23
  • Waste in 1086: Yes

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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.