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Gainsborough

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  • Hundred: Corringham
  • Area: Lindsey West Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Gainsborough.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 12 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 40 acres. Woodland 80 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofwin (father of Leofric).
  • Lord in 1086: Rainald.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Geoffrey of la Guerche.
  • Phillimore reference: 63,2

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