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    Langley
    Langelie: Cola Hunter from his father Wulfgeat; Hugh de St. Quentin from Bishop of Bayeux in exchange for a mill.

    Lasham
    Esseham: King's land.
    Lascham Wood.

    Laverstoke
    Lavrochestoche: St. Peter's, Winchester, formerly Wulfeva Beteslau, a woman who held it until her death when the king returned it to the church for the sake of his soul and that of his wife.
    Laverstoke House and park. Paper for bank notes has been made here since the 17th century.

    Leckford
    Lecford / Lechtford: St. Peter's, Winchester. 1 mills.

    Linkenholt
    Linchehou: St. Peter's, Gloucester.
    Tudor manor house.

    Liss
    Lis: St. Mary's, Winchester bafore and after 1066. Mill.
    Small town.

    Litchfield
    Liveselle: Fatherling from Hugh de Port.
    The Seven Barrows, Bronze Age burial mounds are to the north.

    Little Ann
    Anna: Wherwell Abbey before and after 1066. 2 mills.
    Prehistoric fort on nearby Bury Hill.

    Little Somborne
    Sumburne: Bernard Pancevolt.
    Manor house in parkland.

    Littleton (in Kimpton)
    Liteltone: Hugh de Port.
    Littleton Copse.

    Lockerley
    Locherlega / Locherslei: Hugh de Port; Archbishop Thomas (a chapel); Wulfric and Alfwy from the king. Mill.
    Manor house; mill; farm.

    Lomer
    Lammere: Roald from St. Peter's, Winchester.

    Longstock
    Stoches: St. Mary's, Winchester. Mill.
    Single main street lined with period houses.

    Long Sutton
    Sudtune: Thurstan from Bishop of Winchester.
    Partly Tudor farmhouse.

    Ludshott
    Lidessette: Hugh de Port. Mill.
    Manor; Ludshott Common.

    Lychpit
    Lichepet: Hugh from St. Peter's, Winchester.
    2 burial mounds in Little Basing.

    Lymington
    Lentune: The Earl
    [Roger]
    himself holds 1 hide in LYMINGTON and Fulkwin from him. Leofing held it jointly. Then
    [it answered]
    for 1 hide, now for
    [hide]
    , because the woodland is in the
    [New]
    Forest. Land for 2 ploughs. 1 villager, 2 slaves and 3 smallholders have 1 plough. Meadow, 4 acres. Value before 1066, 20s; later and now 15s.
    Small town; tidal harbour.

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    Mapledurham
    Malpedresham: King's land, formerly Queen Matilda, and Albold Cook and Theobald from the king. Church, 3 mills.
    Mapledurham Farm.

    Mapledurwell
    Mapledruwelle: Hubert de Port. 2 mills.

    Marchwood
    Merceode: Alwin from the king, formerly Wulfgeat his father.
    Scattered, farm.

    Martyr Worthy
    Ordie: Bishop of Winchester's monks before and after 1066. Church, mill.
    Partly Norman church.

    Mattingley
    Matingelege: Alfsi son of Brictsi from the king. Mill.

    Meon
    Mene: Bishop of Winchester.
    Farm.

    Meonstoke
    Menestoche(s): King's land; Bishop of Winchester. 2 mills.
    Attractive.

    Micheldever
    Miceldevre: Herbert the Chamberlain; Odo the Steward, Alfsi, Aldred, Waleran Hunter and Siward Hunter, the pre-Conquest holder, from St. Peter's, Winchester.
    Saxon burial ground at Norsbury Ring.

    Michelton
    Mulceltone:
    Lost.

    Middleton
    Middletune: Wherwell Abbey. 2 mills, fishery for the hall.
    Farm; Lower Mill.

    Midgham
    Mingeham: Alfwy from the king; Picot from Edeva, the king's thane.
    Farm; some houses.

    Milford
    Melleford: In the New Forest. Wulfgar and Aelfric from the king. Mill.
    Now the town of Milford-on-Sea.

    Millbrook
    Melebroc: Bishop of Winchester's monks.
    District of Southampton.

    Milton
    Mildetune: William de Chernet from Hugh de Port.
    Now the towns of Old and New Milton.

    Minley
    Mindeslei: Alfsi from the king.
    Manor house near Minley Wood.

    Minstead
    Mintestede: In the New Forest. Sons of Godric Malf.
    The Rufus Stone marks the spot where William II was killed.

    Monk Sherbourne
    Sireborne: Hugh de Port from Bishop of Bayeux.

    Monxton (Anne)
    Anne: King's land. Mill.

    Mottisfont
    Mortelhunte / Mortesfunde: Archbishop Thomas (church); Edwulf (a dwelling) from the king.
    18th century Mottisfont Abbey incorporates the remains of a 12th century Augustinian priory.

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    Nateley
    Nataleie: Ansketel from Hugh de Port. Mill.
    Now 2 villages, Up Nately and Nately Scures.

    Neatham
    Neteham: King's land. 8 mills.

    Nether Wallop
    Alia Wallope: King's land; Alfsi son of Brictsi from the king. 3 mills, salthouse, 2 churches. 10s worth of honey in the King's forest.
    Mill; 14th century church; Iron Age fort on Danebury Hill.

    Netley
    Latelie: Richard Poynant. Church.
    Small town with the ruins of Cistercian Netley Abbey.

    Newton Stacey
    Niwetone: William FitzManni with his wife.
    Close to a Roman road.

    Newton Valence
    Newentone: Thurstan FitzRolf. Church, 2 mills.
    13th century church; manor house.

    North Baddesley
    Bedeslei: Ralph de Mortimer. Church.
    Church. The manor house walls contain part of a Knights' Hospitallers building.

    North Charford
    Cerdeford: Ranulf from Edward of Salisbury; Alfwy son of Thurber from the king. 2 mills. 1250 eels.
    Site of a Saxon settlement.

    North Stoneham
    Stan(e)ham: St. Peter's, Winchester. Church, 2 mills.
    North Stoneham Park.

    Norton (in Selbourne)
    Nortone: Robert from Hugh de Port; Ralph de Mortimer.
    Farm.

    Norton (in Wonston)
    Nortune: Odo from the king. Church, mill.
    18th century Norton Manor; lake.

    Nursling
    Notesselinge: Bishop of Winchester's monks. Church, mill.
    Nursling Mill; 14th century church.

    Nutley
    Noclei: Henry the Treasurer; Geoffrey the Marshall.

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    Oakhanger
    Acangre: Richard from Edwin, the king's thane.

    Odiham
    Odiham: King's land, formerly Earl Harold. 8 mills, 4 churches.
    Country town with a 14th century church.

    Otterbourne
    Otreburne: Ralph de Mortimer. Church, fishery.

    Otterwood
    Otreorde: In the New Forest. Thorbert Hunter; Aelfric.
    Includes Otterwood Gate.

    Outwick
    Otoiche: Jocelyn from Waleran Hunter.

    Overton
    Ovretune: Robert the Clerk and Gilbert from Bishop of Winchester. 2 churches, 4 mills.
    Medieval church; old inn.

    Over Wallop
    Wallope: King's land, formerly Earl Harold; Hugh de Port and Boda from him; four Englishmen from the king. 3 mills.
    Attractive.

    Ower
    Hore: Gilbert de Breteuil from Glastonbury Abbey.

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    Penton Grafton
    Penitone: Grestain Church, formerly Queen Edith. Church.

    Penton Mewsey
    Penitone: Thorold from Earl Roger. Church.
    Penton Lodge; park.

    Pilley
    Pistelei / Pistesla(e)i: In the New Forest. Hugh de Port from Hugh de St. Quentin.
    15th century inn.

    Pittleworth
    Puteorde / Puteleorde: Archbishop Thomas (chapel); Humphrey the Chamberlain.
    Farm.

    Plaitford
    Pleiteford: Edmund from the king. Mill.

    Polhampton
    Polemetune: Ralph FitzSifrid from Bishop of Winchester's monks; William Bertram. 2 mills, church.
    Farm.

    Popham
    Poepham: Hugh de Port from St. Peter's, Winchester.
    Manor house.

    Porchester
    Porcestre / Portcestre: King's land; Durand and Fulkhold from William Mauduit. Fishery for the hall, 3 mills.
    Part of Portsmouth with the ruins of Henry II's castle, built within a Roman fort.

    Preston Candover
    Candevre / Candovre: Clerks from Earl Roger; Ansketel from Hugh de Port; Odilard from Ralph de Mortimer; William Mauduit; Chipping and Edwin the Priest from the king.

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    Quarley
    Ferlei: King's land, formerly Earl Harold. Church.
    Largely 12th century church, on the Domesday site, with a Saxon doorway.

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    Redbridge
    Rodbrice: Hugh de Port. 2 mills.
    Part of Southampton.

    Ringwood
    Rincvede: The King holds RINGWOOD in lordship. Earl Tosti held it. Then it answered for 28 hides; now for nothing. When the Sheriff acquired it, only 10 hides; the others were on
    (the Isle of)
    Wight; now 6 hides; the others are in the Forest. Land for 16 ploughs. In lordship 4 ploughs; 56 villagers and 21 smallholders with 13 ploughs; 1 riding man with plough. A church to which hide belongs in alms. 8 slaves; a mill at 22s; meadow, 105 acres. Value before 1066 24; later 16; now 8 10s; however, it pays 12 10s at 20 (pence) to the ora. On the 4 hides which are in the Forest dwelt 14 villagers and 6 smallholders with 7 ploughs; a mill at 30d; woodland at 189 pigs from pasturage. Value of what the King has, 7 10s at face value.

    Ripley
    Riple: Hugh from Hugh de Port; Wulfgeat Hunter from the king.
    Farm.

    Rockbourne
    Rocheborne: King's land; Alfwy and Saewin from the king.
    A large farm incorporates a 13the century manor house.

    Rockford
    Rocheforde: Hugh de St. Quentin from Hugh de Port.
    Also Rockford Common.

    Rockstead
    Rochesire: Hugh de Port. Mill.
    Farm, near the remains of a Roman villa.

    Rollstone
    Rowestre: In the New Forest. Godric and Agemund.
    Farm.

    Romsey
    Romesy: Romsey Abbey; Hundger. Church, 4 mills.
    13th century house; 12th century church.

    Rowner
    Ruenore: William Manduit.
    Part of Gosport.

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    Segensworth
    Sugion.
    Segensworth House; near the ruined abbey of St. Mary and St. John.

    Shalden
    Seldene: William Manduit.
    Shalden Park; Wood; Farm.

    Sherbourne St. John
    Sireburne: Hugh de Port. Church, 3 mills.
    The Vyne is a manor house built for Henry VIII's chancellor Lord Sandys.

    Sherfield English
    Sirefelle: Robert FitzGerald; Reginald from Alfred of Marlborough. Church.

    Shipton Bellinger
    Scepto(u)ne: Robert FitzGerald; Reginald from Alfred of Marlborough. Church.

    Shirley
    Sirelei: Ralph de Mortimer. Church, mill, fishery.
    Part of Southampton.

    Shoddesden
    Sotesdene: Agemund from the king.
    Now 2 hamlets, Great and Little Shoddesden.

    Silchester
    Silcestre: Ralph de Mortimer; Ralph Bloiet from William d'Eu.
    Near Calleva Atrebatum, an excavated Roman town.

    Snoddington
    Snodintone: Hugh de Port.
    Manor farm.

    Soberton
    Sudbertune: King's land; Herbert the Chamberlain; Henry the Treasurer; Earl Roger.

    Sopley
    Sopelie: William FitzStur. Mill. 875 eels.

    South Baddesley
    Bedeslei: Earl Roger.

    South Charford
    Cerdeford / Cerdi: Hugh de Port.
    Farm.

    Southampton
    Hantone / tune: The King has in lordship 76 men who pay 7 of land tribute; before 1066 they paid as much. 27 of them each pay 8d; 2
    [of them]
    12d; and another 50 in number each pay 6d.

    Before 1066 these had exempt land in the same Borough from the king himself; Odo of Winchester, Askell the priest, Ketel, Fugel, Tosti; the sons of Alric had 16 acres of land; Gerin

    [had]
    18 acres; Chipping had 3 exempt houses and now Ralph of Mortimer holds them; Godwin
    [had]
    3 houses that Bernard Pancevolt holds. Since King William came to England 65 Frenchmen and 31 Englishmen have been settled in Southampton. These all pay amongst themselves 4 6d for all customary dues.

    These listed below have the customary dues of their houses in Southampton by grant of King William: Bishop G(eoffrey)

    [dues]
    of one house; the Abbot of Cormeilles 1; the Abbot of Lyne 1; the Count of Evreux 2; Ralph of Mortimer 2; Gilbert de Breteuil 2; William son of Stur 2; Ralph of Tosny 1; Durand of Gloucester 2; Hugh of Port 1; Hugh de Grandmesnil 1; the Count of Mortain 5; Aiulf the Chamberlain 5; Humphrey his brother 1; Osbern Giffard 1; Nigel the Doctor 4; Richere of Les Andleys 4; Richard Poynant 1; Stephen the Steersman 2; Thurstan the Chamberlain 2; Thurstan the Engineer 2; Ansketel son of Osmund 3; Reginald
    [son of]
    Croc 1.
    The Abbess of Wherwell has 1 fishery and a littleland. Then it paid 100d; now 10s.

    Important industrial port with a history dating back to Roman times; the ancient town walls are still visible.

    South Stoneham
    Stan(e)ham:
    Lost.

    South Tidworth
    Todeorde: Hugh from Robert FitzGerald; Croc Hunter. Church.
    Manor farm.

    South Warnborough
    Wergeborne: Guy and his daughter from Hugh FitzBaldric. Church, mill.
    Timbered cottages; church with a rood loft.

    Stanpit
    Stanpeta: Hugh de Port.
    Part of Christchurch.

    Stanswood
    Staneude: King's land. Mill, 2 fisheries.
    Farm near Stanswood Bay; prolific oyster bed.

    Steventon
    Stivetune: Alfsi the Valet from the king.
    Birthplace of writer Jane Austen (1775-1817).

    Stockbridge
    Stoche: William d'Eu. Mill.
    Small town. Neighbouring Marsh Court School, built of chalk, was designed by Sir Edward Lutyens.

    Stone
    Stanes: Edmund from the king.
    Stone Farm.

    Stratfield Saye
    Stradfelle: Hugh from Gilbert de Breteuil; Hugh FitzBaldric; Aelfric from the king. Church, 2 mills.
    The Duke of Wellington's house.

    Stratfield Turgis
    Stradfelle: Aelfric from Hugh de Port. Forge, mill.
    Farm.

    Stubbington
    Stubitone: Hugh de Port.
    Town on the Solent.

    Sunwood
    Seneorde: Walter from Earl Roger. Church. Mostly destroyed by the wind.
    Farm.

    Sutton Scotney
    Sudtune: Robert FitzGerald; Odo from the king. 2 churches, 2 mills.

    Swampton
    Suantune: Ralph de Mortimer. Mill.
    Adjoins St. Mary Bourne.

    Sway
    Suie: In the New Forest. Romsey Abbey; Fulkwin and Nigel from Earl Roger; Edmund from the king. 3 mills.
    Town.

    Sydmonton
    Sidemanestone: Romsey Abbey.

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    Tatchbury
    Taceberie / Teocreberie: St. Peter's, Winchester.
    On the outskirts of Totton.

    Througham
    Tru(c)han:
    Lost.

    Thruxton (Anne)
    Anne: Jocelyn de Cormeilles with Cormeilles Abbey holding the church.
    Aerodrome; motor-racing circuit.

    Tidgrove
    Titegrave: Fatherling from Hugh de Port. Mill.
    Farm.

    Timsbury
    Timbreberie: St. Mary's, Winchester. Mill.
    Manor house.

    Titchfield
    Ticefelle: King's land. Mill, market, toll.
    Small town; Saxon church; ruin of Place House where Charles I spent his last night before imprisonment.

    Totton
    Dodintune: Romsey Abbey; Agemund from the king. Mill, salthouse.
    Town.

    Tufton
    Trochiton: Wherwell Abbey. 2 mills.

    Tunworth
    Tuneworde: Hugh de Port, formerly Queen Edith.
    Remote.

    Twyford
    Tuiforde: Bishop of Winchester. Church, 6 mills.
    Benjamin Franklin lived at Twyford House in the late 18th century; Alexander Pope was expelled from the village school.

    Twynham
    T(h)uinam: King's land; the Canons of Twynham. Mill.
    Part of Christchurch.

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    Upper Clatford
    Cladford: King's land; the Abbot of Lyre; Adelina the Jester. 3 mills.

    Upton (in Hurstbourne Tarrant)
    Optune: King's land, formerly Queen Edith.
    Roman earthworks were found nearby on the site of a Celtic field system.

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    Walhampton
    Wolnetune: In the New Forest. Fulkwin from Earl Roger.

    Warblington
    Warblitone: Earl Roger. 2 churches, mill.
    Remains of a 16th century castle.

    Warnford
    Warneford: St. Peter's, Winchester; Hugh de Port. 2 mills.
    Church with a Saxon sundial.

    Westbury
    Wesberie: Jocelyn from Hugh de Port.
    Westbury House and park.

    West Meon
    Menes: Bishop of Winchester. Church, 2 mills.
    The church is the burial place of Thomas Lord of Lord's Cricket Ground.

    Weston Patrick
    Westone: Wherwell Abbey. 3 mills.
    Built on a Saxon site; bridge with a Saxon cross; remains of a Saxon priory.

    West Tisted
    Tistede: Ranulf from Bishop of Winchester. Church.
    Old manor house; church.

    West Tytherley
    Tiderlai / Tederlec: Archbishop Thomas (chapel); Roger from Waleran Hunter; Alfwy son of Thurber from the king (Alwin the Rat may have been the pre-Conquest holder, 2 previous pre-Conquest holders were killed in the Battle of Hastings); Alfwy son of Saewulf and Wulfric from the king.
    Manor farm.

    Whitnal
    Windenaie: William de Fecamp from Bishop of Winchester's monks. Mill, church.
    Farmhouse and buildings.

    Wickham
    Wicheham: Hugh de Port. 2 mills.
    Small town, the birthplace of William Wykeham (1324-1404), Bishop of Winchester, Chancellor of England and founder of New College, Oxford.

    Wield
    Walde: Durand from Bishop of Winchester.
    Remote.

    Will Hall
    Wildehel: Walter FitzOthere. Church.
    Farm.

    Winchfield
    Winseflet: Walter FitzOthere from Chertsey Abbey.
    Court Farm, on the site of the old manor house.

    Winkton
    Weringetone: Robert from Waleran Hunter. 2 mills for the hall. 450 eels.
    On a stretch of the River Avon where there are 2 weirs.

    Winslade
    Winesflot: Walter from Hugh de Port.
    Hackwood Park nearby, rebuilt by the Dukes of Bolton in the 18th century.

    Wolverton
    Ulvretune: Alfred the Priest, formerly Aelfeva, a woman.
    Wolverton House.

    Wonston
    Wenesistune: Bishop of Winchester's monks. Church, mill.
    Medieval rectory; farm.

    Woodcott
    Odecote: Fatherling and his daughter from William Bellett.
    Manor farm.

    Woodmancott
    Udemanecote: Alfsi son of Brictsi from St. Peter's, Winchester.

    Woolston
    Olvestune: Reginald FitzCroc.
    Part of Southampton.

    Wootton (in Milton)
    Odetune: In the New Forest. Godric.

    Wootton St. Lawrence
    Odetone: In the New Forest. Bishop of Winchester's monks; Hugh de Port.
    Part 14th century Manydown House.

    Worting
    Wortinges: St. Peter's, Winchester. Church.
    Near the site of a Roman villa.

    Wymering
    Wimeringes: King's land.
    Part of Portsmouth.

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    Yavington
    Eb / Edintune: Bishop of Winchester; St. Mary's, Winchester. 2 mills.
    Estate with Avington house.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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