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    The Domesday Book, 1086

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    A

    Allington
    Allentune: Hugh FitzOsbern.
    Allington Farm.

    Aston
    Estone: Hamo de Mascy.
    Suburb of Shotton.

    Axton
    Asketone: Marchuid from Earl Hugh.

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    Bagillt
    Bachelie: Robert of Rhuddlan and Roger from him.
    Industrial area on the Dee Estuary; centre of lead-ore smelting in the 18th and 19th centuries.

    Bettisfield
    Bed(d)sfeld: Robert FitzHugh.
    Bettisfield Hall Farm; Bettisfield Park.

    Bistre
    Biscopestreu: Hugh FitzNorman and Odin from Earl Hugh.
    Bistre Farm.

    Blorant
    Blorat:
    Lost.

    Bodeugan
    Bodugan: Earl Hugh.

    Broughton
    Brochetone / tune: Robert of Rhuddlan; Hugh FitzOsbern; Ralph Hunter.

    Bryn
    Bren: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Bryn Cwnin Farm.

    Bryncoed
    Bruncot: Warmund Hunter from Earl Hugh.
    Now Broncoed-isaf; Bryn Coch Hall and Farm nearby.

    Brynford
    Brunfor(d): Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan. Church, mill.

    Bryngwyn
    Brenuuen: Earl Hugh.
    Bryngwyn Hall.

    Brynhedydd
    Brennehedui:
    Lost.

    Bychton
    Putecain: Robert of Rhuddlan. Fishery.

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    Caerwys
    Cairos: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Quiet; important medieval market town. Eisteddfodau have been held here since the 12th century.

    Calcot
    Caldecote: Earl Hugh. Priest, church.
    Now Calcoed; small.

    Carn-y-chain
    Cancarnacan: Robert of Rhuddlan. Derelict church.

    Cefn Du
    Keund: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan.

    Cilowen
    Chiluen:
    Lost.

    Clayton Lost, possibly represented by Clay Hill.

    Coleshill
    Coleselt: Edwin, the pre-Conquest holder, from Robert of Rhuddlan.
    On the edge of Flint Marsh.

    Cwybr
    Cauber: Earl Hugh.

    Cwybr Bach
    Parva Cauber:
    Lost.

    Cyrchynean
    Charcan: Robert of Rhuddlan.

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    Dincolyn
    Dicolin: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Area near Dyserth.

    Dyserth
    Dissard: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan. Church, mill, hawk's eyrie.
    Limestone gorge; Bodryddan Hall, 17th century with later additions.

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    E

    Erbistock
    Erpestoch: Reginald Balliol.
    Attractive; Erbistock Hall on the River Dee.

    Eyton
    Eitune: St. Chad's of Lichfield, the pre-Conquest holder, from Bishop of Chester; Hugh FitzOsbern. Mill, 2 fisheries.
    Eyton Hall; Eyton Grange; 2 farms.

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    Fulbrook
    Folebroc: Earl Hugh.
    Lost near Holywell.

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    G

    Gellilifdy
    Cheslilaued: Marchuid from Earl Hugh.
    Only a house remains.

    Golden Grove
    Uluesgraue: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    17th century Golden Grove House.

    Golftyn
    Ulfemiltone: Ascelin from Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Golftyn Cemetery in Connah's Quay.

    Gop
    Rahop: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Gop Hill; cairn, possibly Bronze Age; caves, in use c.4,000-2,000 BC, in which the bones of humans and the woolly rhino were found.

    Gresford
    Gretford: Reginald Balliol; Hugh, Osbern and Reginald from Earl Hugh. Church, 2 hawks' eyries, mill.
    Mainly 15th century church, with 2 bells of 1623; Gresford Lodge, c.1790.

    Gronant
    Gronant: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Large; holiday camp.

    Gwaenysgor
    Wenescol: Robert of Rhuddlan. Derelict church.
    Hill-top. A walled Neolithic village was found at Bryn Llwyn nearby.

    Gwespyr
    Wesberie: Robert of Rhuddlan. Church.
    Henblas, a 17th century stone house, nearby.

    Gwysaney
    Quisnan: William from Earl Hugh.
    Gwysaney Hall.

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    Halkyn
    Alchene: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan. Church, mill.
    19th century Halkyn Castle. Halkyn Mountain has been a lead-mining area since Roman times.

    Hawarden
    Haordine: Earl Hugh. 3 hides pay tax. Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 2; 4 slaves. Church holds carucate of land. 4 villagers, 6 smallholders. Meadow; woodland. Value 40s. 2 unoccupied dwellings in the City belong to there.

    Hendrebiffa
    Hendred:
    Lost.

    Hiraddug
    Raduch: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Moel Hiraddug, a hill with an Iron Age fort.

    Hope
    Hope: Gilbert de Venables.
    On the River Alyn; Hope Hall; 1085ft Hope Mountain.

    Hoseley
    Odeslei: St. Werburgh's Church.
    Hoseley House; Hoseley Bank.

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    I

    Iscoyd
    Burwardestone: Robert FitzHugh. Salthouse.
    Now Iscoed.

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    K

    Kelston
    Calstan: Robert of Rhuddlan. Church.
    Kelston Farm.

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    L

    Leadbrook
    Latbroc: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Leadbrook Hall.

    Llewerllyd
    Lauarludon / Leuuarludae: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan. Mill.

    Llys Edwin
    Castreetone: Hamo de Mascy and Osmund from him.
    Now 2 hamlets, Coed Llys and Bryn Edwin.

    Llystyn Hunydd
    Lesthunied:
    Lost.

    Llys y Coed
    Lessecoit: Earl Hugh.
    Moel Llys-y-Coed, a hill with an Iron Age fort.

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    M

    Maen Efa
    Maineual: Earl Hugh.
    Moel Maenefa, a hill with tumuli.

    Mechlas
    Moclitone:
    Lost.

    Meliden
    Ruestoch: Robert of Rhuddlan. Church.
    Suburb of Prestatyn.

    Mertyn
    Meretone: Odin from Earl Hugh. Church.

    Mostyn
    Mostone: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    On the Dee Estuary; Mostyn Quay.

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    P

    Pentre
    Peintret: Earl Hugh.

    Pen y Gors
    Penegors:
    Lost.

    Picton
    Pichetone: Robert of Rhuddlan.

    Prestatyn
    Prestetone: Robert of Rhuddlan. Church.
    Resort at the northern end of Offa's Dyke.

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    R

    Radington
    Radintone:
    Lost.

    Radnor
    Radenoure:
    Lost.

    Rhiwargor
    Ruargor:
    Lost.

    Rhos Ithel
    Risteselle: Ralph from Earl Hugh.

    Rhuddlan
    Roelend / lent: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan. Church, castle, mint, iron mines, fisheries, forests; toll.
    Large; on the River Clwyd. Strategically important since the Dark Ages it has the motte of a Norman castle, Twthill, and the ruins of a 13th century castle.

    Rhyd Orddwy
    Reuuordui: Robert of Rhuddlan from Earl Hugh. Mill.
    Now Rhydorddwy Fawr.

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    S

    Soughton
    Sutone: Ralph Hunter.
    Soughton Hall was built c.1720 by Bishop Wynne of St. Asaph and rebuilt 1868.

    St. Asaph (Llanelwy)
    Lannuuile: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Town on the River Clwyd, founded in 560. Its cathedral was restored in the 19th century by Gilbert Scott.

    Sutton
    Sutone: High FitzOsbern.
    Now Sutton Green.

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    T

    Trefaith
    Treueri: Robert of Rhuddlan.
    Wood.

    Trelawnyd
    Riuelenoit: Robert of Rhuddlan.

    Trellyniau
    Treuelesneu: Earl Hugh.
    Now Trellyniau Fawr.

    Tremeirchion
    Dinmersch: Earl Hugh.
    Hillside. Nearby Brynbella was built by Dr. Johnson's friend, Mrs. Thrale.

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    W

    Wepre
    Wepre: St. Werburgh's Church and William from the church; William Malbank.
    Area close to Connan's Quay.

    Whitford
    Widford: Earl Hugh; Robert of Rhuddlan. Fishery.
    Nearby is Maen Achwyfan, a carved Celtic Cross, c.1,000.

    Worthenbury
    Hurdingberie: Robert FitzHugh. New mill.
    On Worthenbury Brook; fine 18th century church.

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    Y

    Ysceifiog
    Schiuian: Earl Hugh.

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