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Place: Handsworth

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  • Hundred: Strafforth
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 10.5 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.8 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 9.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 4 smallholders. 6 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 7 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 1 lord's plough teams. 7.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 3 * 1 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: Thorkil.
  • Lord in 1086: Richard of Sourdeval.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Handsworth; Whiston.
  • Phillimore reference: 5W19

AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.