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Colsterworth

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  • Hundred: Beltisloe
  • Area: Kesteven
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Skillington.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 4 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 120 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Morcar.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: York (St Peter), archbishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 2,39

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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.