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[High and Low] Ackworth

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Known today as Ackworth / High Ackworth / Low Ackworth.
  • Hundred: Osgodcross
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 17 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 2 smallholders. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 mill, value 0.06. 1 church.
  • Lords in 1066: Edwulf <of Ackworth>; Oswulf.
  • Lord in 1086: Humphrey (of Veilly).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ilbert of Lacy.
  • Phillimore reference: 9W52

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