Domesday Book

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record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086 ordered by William the Conqueror

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One concerned resident said: "Honley's oak woods are listed in the Doomsday Book and have been the source of pleasure for hikers, dog walkers and nature lovers for generations.
We of course do not know what is in the Doomsday Book because its existence and contents were secret until it was mentioned in the Geithner memoir.
The Ffwrrwm Ishta public house was built in the mid 1700s and has been the site of taverns back to the Doomsday Book.
Dating back to the Doomsday Book, it has quaint, thatched cottages, specialist shops and even stocks near St Cuthbert's church.
I SEE Jewel Staite has been looking through the archives concerning the royal family and given us all a lesson in history dating back as far the Doomsday Book, (Letters, April 30).
It is a challenge, he confesses, because the shire has very few written records before the Doomsday Book.
The history of Boringdon Hall stems from the Doomsday Book, where one of the earliest mentions of a permanent construction was recorded.
Another must-do is have a stroll down the Shambles, the city's oldest street which is even mentioned in the Doomsday Book.
Even before the Merry Men's exploits, the first indication of a settlement at Colwick Park appeared in the Doomsday Book in 1086.
In Overton Village, the 21 tall, dark yew trees in the church of St Mary date from Medieval times, and the village itself is mentioned in the doomsday book.
My story concerns John de Bermingham, his brother William and his son Walter, three Norman knights resident in Ireland and descended from Richard de Bermingham, recorded in the Doomsday Book as `lord of Bermingeha'.
The mill, which is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and has Grade II listing, commands superb views all round.
Penistone has much to offer in ways of history and culture with the town been listed in the Doomsday Book.
The earliest mill in the area is recorded in the Doomsday Book in 1086AD at Ghisburg.