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Place: Austerfield

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  • Hundred: Strafforth
  • Area: West Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 12.8 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.3 geld units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Hexthorpe.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 18 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £18. Value to lord in 1086 £12.
  • Households: 27 villagers. 34 smallholders. 40 freemen. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 22 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 2 lord's plough teams. 30 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 1.5 * 1 leagues. 2 mills, value 1.6. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Tosti.
  • Lord in 1086: Nigel Fossard.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Auckley; Austerfield; Balby; Doncaster; Hexthorpe; Littleworth; Loversall; Warmsworth.
  • Phillimore reference: 5W8

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