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Driby

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  • Hundred: Candleshoe
  • Area: Lindsey South Riding
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 5 smallholders. 7 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 60 acres. 1 mill, value 0.05.
  • Lord in 1066: Siward (father of Aki).
  • Lord in 1086: Ivo <of Driby>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Gilbert of Ghent.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,73

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