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    Raisthorpe
    Redrestorp: King's land; Hugh FitzBaldric; Odo the Crossbowman.
    Raisthorpe manor house; medieval village; earthworks and pond nearby.

    Raventhorpe
    Rag(h)eneltorp: Archbishop of York and St. John's Church, Beverley, from him before and after 1066; Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him.
    Medieval village site.

    Redmere
    Redmaere / Redmar(e) / Rotmare:
    Lost.

    Reighton
    Ricton(e): King's land; St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York.

    Riccall
    Richale: Archbishop of York and the canons of St. Peter's Church, York, from him; Bishop of Durham.
    Expanded.

    Rillington
    Redlinton(e) / Renliton: King's land; Count of Mortain; Berengar de Tosny.
    Manor house.

    Rimswell
    Rimesuuelle: Baldwin and Guntard from Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Manor farm.

    Ringbrough
    Rigeborch / Righeborg / Ringeborg / -burg / Ringheborg / -burg: Drogo de Beuvriere and Baldwin from him.

    Riplingham
    Ripingham: Ralph de Mortimer.
    Manor farm.

    Risby
    Rasbi / Risbi: Archbishop of York.
    Ponds near a medieval village site; Fishpond Wood.

    Rise
    Rison / Risun: Archbishop of York; Franco from Drogo de Beuvriere; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness.
    Mote Hill, probably a medieval hunting lodge site.

    Roos
    Rosse: Drogo de Beuvriere and Fulco from him. Church.
    13th century church; moated site.

    Rotsea
    Rotesse: Count of Mortain.
    Medieval village site.

    Routh
    Rute / Rutha: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Manor house farm.

    Rowlston
    Rolueston / Roolfestone: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Hall.

    Rowton
    Rug(h)eton: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Adjoining South Skirlaugh; medieval village site.

    Rudston
    Rodesta(i)n / stein: Richard Surdeval from Count of Mortain; Ralph de Mortimer; Uctred from the king.
    Roman villa; round barrow.

    Ruston Parva
    Roreston: King's land; St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York before and after 1066.

    Rysome Garth
    Rison / Utrisun: Drogo de Beuvriere; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness.
    Moated farmhouse.

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    Saltmarshe
    Saltemersc: Bishop of Durham.

    Sancton
    Santun(e): Robert Malet; Gilbert de Tison.
    Anglo-Saxon burial ground.

    Scagglethorpe
    Scachetorp: Count of Mortain; Berengar de Tosny.

    Scampston
    Scameston(a): King's land; Ralph de Mortimer.
    Hall.

    Scorborough
    Scogerbud: Bishop of Durham and William de Percy from him. Mill.
    Motte and bailey; on the site of a medieval village.

    Scoreby
    Scornesbi: Osbern from William de Percy.
    Scoreby Manor House.

    Scrayingham
    Escr(a)ingham / Screngham: Walo from Hugh FitzBaldric. Mill.

    Seaton
    Settun: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Manor farm.

    Seaton Ross
    Seton / Setton(e): King's land; Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain.
    Seaton Old and New Halls.

    Settrington
    Sendriton: Berengar de Tosny.

    Sewerby
    Siuuar(d)bi: Earl Hugh; Richard Surdeval from Count of Mortain; Clibert, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Adjoining Bridlington.

    Sherburn
    Schiresbur(ne) / Scriesburne: Archbishop of York; Count of Mortain; Hugh FitzBaldric.
    Church with Saxon carvings.

    Shipton
    Epton: King's land.
    Now Shiptonthorpe; manor farm.

    Sigglesthorne
    Siglesto(r)ne: Archbishop of York. Church.
    13th century church.

    Skeckling
    Scachelinge:
    Lost.

    Skelton
    Sc(h)ilton: Bishop of Durham.

    Skerne
    Schirne: King's land; Hugh FitzBaldric.
    Skerne Grange, once owned by Meaux Abbey.

    Skidby
    Schitebi: Canons of St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York.
    Dormitory for Hull.

    Skipwith
    Schipewic: Hugh FitzBaldric. Church.
    Church with a Saxon tower; Skipwith Common.

    Skirlington
    Schereltun(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Now 2 hamlets, High and Low Skirlington; medieval village site.

    Skirpenbeck
    Scarpenbec / Scarpinberg: Count of Mortain; Odo the Crossbowman. Mill.
    Manor house; Haybridge Mill Farm.

    Sledmere
    Slidemare: Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; Gospatric.
    Estate village; site of a medieval village near the church.

    Southburn
    Sudburne: King's land.

    South Cave
    Caue: Robert Malet; Nigel Fossard. Church, 2 mills.
    Church; Mill Beck; market hall.

    South Cliffe
    Cliue: Bishop of Durham.

    Southcoates
    Sotecote(s): Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Suburb of Hull.

    South Dalton
    Delton: Archbishop of York and St. John's Church, Beverley, from him.
    Estate village.

    South Duffield
    Suddufel(d) / felt: Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him.
    Hall.

    Southorpe
    Torp: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Medieval village site.

    South Skirlaugh
    Scherle / Sc(h)ire / -lai / Schirle: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Adjoining North Skirlaugh.

    Spaldington
    Spellinton: Count of Mortain; Gilbert de Tison.
    Moated site.

    Speeton
    Specton / Spetton / Spretone: King's land; Count of Mortain.
    Manor house.

    Sproatley
    Sprotelai / l(i)e: Archbishop of York before and after 1066; Drogo de Beuvriere and Roger from him; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness.
    Grange.

    Staxton
    Stactone / Staxtun: King's land.
    Iron Age, Roman-British and Anglian excavations.

    Stillingfleet
    Steflinflet / Steflingefled: King's land; Count Alan; Hugh FitzBaldric; Erneis de Buron and Hunfrid from him.

    Storkhill
    Estorch: St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York.
    Stork Hill Farm; deserted medieval village site.

    Sunderlandwick
    Sundre(s)lanuuic: King's land; Gospatric.
    Medieval village site.

    Sutton (in Norton)
    Sudton(e) / Suton: King's land; Archbishop of York; Count of Mortain; Ralph de Mortimer; Ulchil, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Absorbed into Norton. Grange.

    Sutton-on-Hull
    Su(d)tone: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere and Lanbert from him.
    Suburb of Hull.

    Sutton-upon-Derwent
    Sudton(e): Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him; William de Percy and Picot from him. 3 fisheries.
    Lock; water-mill.

    Swaythorpe
    Suauetorp: Odo the Crossbowman.
    Medieval village site.

    Swine
    Su(u)ine: Archbishop of York before and after 1066.

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    Tansterne
    Tansterne: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Medieval village site.

    Tharlesthorpe
    Toruelestorp:
    Lost.

    Thirkleby
    Alia Turgislebi / Turgi(s)lebi: Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; Ralph de Mortimer; Archbishop of York.
    Thirkleby manor house, on the site of a deserted medieval village.

    Thirtleby
    Torchilebi: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Thixendale
    Sixte(n)dale / Xixtendale: Count of Mortain; Odo the Crossbowman.
    Ancient barrows and earthworks.

    Thoralby
    Turalzbi: Game, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Thoralby Hall, on the site of a medieval village.

    Thorganby
    Turgisbi: Ralph Pagnell. 8 fisheries.
    Lock.

    Thorngumbald
    Torn(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Dormitory for Hull.

    Thornholme
    Thirnon / Tirnu': King's land.
    Adjoining Burton Agnes.

    Thornthorpe
    Torgrimestorp: King's land.
    Thornthorpe House; site of a medieval village.

    Thornton
    Tornetun / Tortetun: Ralph de Mortimer.

    Thorpe (in Rudston)
    Torp: Count of Mortain.
    Thorpe Hall, on the site of a medieval village.

    Thorpe Bassett
    Torp: King's land; Count of Mortain.

    Thorpe le Street
    Rud(e)torp: King's land; Gilbert de Tison.
    Manor farm; medieval village site.

    Thorpe Lidget
    Torp: Bishop of Durham.
    Thorpe Hall and Common.

    Thwing
    Tu(u)enc: King's land.
    Willy Howe, a late Neolithic round barrow.

    Tibthorpe
    Tibetorp / Tipetorp: Game, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Manor farm.

    Tickton
    Tichetone: Archbishop of York.
    Hall and Grange.

    Totleys
    Totele: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Totleys Farm marks the site of a medieval village.

    Towthorpe (in Fimber)
    Touetorp: King's land; Count of Mortain.

    Towthorpe (in Londesborough)
    Toletorp: Archbishop of York.
    Medieval village site.

    Tunstall
    Tunestal(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.

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    Ulrome
    Ulfram / Ulreham: Erenbald from Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Prehistoric 'lake village' site.

    Uncleby
    Unchel(f)sbi / Unglesbi: King's land; Berengar de Tosny.

    Upton
    Uptun: Drogo de Beuvriere.

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    Walkington
    Walcheton / Walchinton(e): Canons of St. Peter's Church, York, from Archbishop of York; Bishop of Durham; Gamel, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Recently expanded; manor farm.

    Waplington
    Waplinton: King's land.
    Waplington Hall; manor farm; fish-pond.

    Warter
    Warte / Wartre: King's land; Geoffrey from William de Percy. Church, mill.
    Mid-Victorian church. Warter Priory grounds with Augustinian priory earthworks.

    Wassand
    Wadsande: Drogo de Beuvriere and Turstin from him.
    Wssand Hall.

    Water Fulford
    Fuleforde / Fuletorp: Archbishop of York; Count Alan; Erneis de Buron.
    In outer York.

    Watton
    Waton / Wattune / Watun: Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him; Tored, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Ruins of a Gilbertian house, founded c.1150. In the 8th century there was a nunnery here.

    Wauldby
    Walbi: Archbishop of York and Baldwin from him; Ralph de Mortimer. Church (with Elloughton).
    Manor farm; hall; chapel.

    Wawne
    Wag(h)ene: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Waxholme
    Was(s)ham / Wassum / Waxham: Drogo de Beuvriere and Alelm from him; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness.

    Weaverthorpe
    Wifretorp: Archbishop of York.
    Manor house.

    Weel
    Uela / Wela: Archbishop of York.

    Weeton
    Wideton: Archbishop of York.
    Manor farm.

    Welham
    Wellon / Wellun: Ralph de Mortimer; Hugh FitzBaldric.
    Welham Hall Farm.

    Welton
    Wellet' / Welleton(e): Bishop of Durham. 3 mills.
    Dormitory for Hull; manor house; Welton Mill. Dick Turpin was arrested at an inn here in 1739.

    Welwick
    Weluuic: Archbishop of York. Church.
    13th century church.

    Welwick Thorpe
    Torp:
    Lost.

    West Carlton
    Carle(n)tun: Drogo de Beuvriere and Radulph from him.

    West Cottingwith
    (Alia) Coteuuid / Cotinuui: Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him; Ralph Pagnell; Erneis de Buron.

    West Heslerton
    Alia Eslerton / Alia Heslertone / Haselintonis: Count of Mortain; Osward, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.

    West Newton
    Neutone: Archbishop of York.

    Wetwang
    Wetwangham: Archbishop of York.

    Wharram-le-Street
    Warham / Warram: Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain.
    Saxon church.

    Wheldrake
    Coldrid: William Coleville from William de Percy. 3 fisheries, church.
    Hall; 13th century church, rebuilt in 1779.

    Willerby (near Hull)
    Wilgardi: King's land.
    Dormitory for Hull.

    Willerby (near Hunmanby)
    Widlafeston / Widlaueston: King's land.
    Medieval village site with the earthworks of Bridlington Priory's Grange.

    Willitoft
    Wilgetot: King's land; Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him; Ralph de Mortimer; Gilbert de Tison.
    Moated hall.

    Wilsthorpe
    Wiflestorp / Wiulestorp: King's land; Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Much was washed away by the sea.

    Winestead
    Wifestad / -stede / Wistede / Wiuestad: Archbishop of York.
    Moated site.

    Winkton
    Wincheton(e): Drogo de Beuvriere and his priest from him.
    Swept away by the sea.

    Wintringham
    Wentrig(e)ham: Ralph de Mortimer.

    Withernwick
    Widforneuui(n)c / Wit(h)forneuuinc: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere and Wazelin from him.

    Wold Newton
    Neuton(e): King's land; Gilbert de Ghent.
    Anglian settlement with a monument to a 561lb meteorite which fell here in 1795.

    Wolfreton
    Ulfardun / Uluardune: Ralph de Mortimer.
    Medieval village site.

    Wressle
    Weresa: Ralph de Mortimer; Gilbert de Tison.
    Church. Late Georgian church; ruins of a castle built about 1380.

    Wyton
    Widetun(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Hall.

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    Yapham
    Iapun: King's land.

    Yokefleet (in Blacktoft)
    Iucufled / Iugufled: Bishop of Durham.
    Victorian hall.

    Yokefleet (in Gilberdyke)
    Iugufled: Bishop of Durham; Robert Malet.
    Yokefleet Grange, Yokefleet Lodge.

    Youlthorpe
    Aiul(f)torp: Archbishop of York; Odo the Crossbowman.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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