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    Cadeby
    Catebi: Roger de Bully; Aubrey de Coucy.
    Small, in a mining area.

    Calton
    Caltun: Roger le Poitevin, formerly Erneis de Buron.
    Hall, now a farmhouse.

    Calverley
    Caverlei(a): Ilbert de Lacy.
    Dormitory for Leeds and Bradford; seat of the Calverleys for centuries. Walter Calverley (d.1605) was the subject of A Yorkshire Tragedy, a drama published in 1608, possibly the work of William Shakespeare. He murdered two sons and was pressed to death at York.

    Camblesforth
    Camelesford(e) / Canbesford / Gamesford: Ralph Pagnell; Ernuin the priest from the king. Church.
    Hall, c.1700.

    Campsall
    Cansale: Ilbert de Lacy.
    In ancient Barnsdale Forest, early Norman church; 15th century manor house, now the vicarage.

    Cantley
    Canteleia / lie / Cathalai: Geoffrey Alselin. Church.
    Norman church, swamped by housing estates; Roman sites.

    Carlesmoor
    Carlesmor(e): Gospatric.
    On the edge of moorland. In 1850, the well-preserved body of a Romano-British man was dug out of the peat here.

    Carleton (near Skipton)
    Carlentone: Roger le Poitevin.
    Also called Carl(e)ton-in-Craven; manor farm nearby.

    Carlton (in Barnsley)
    Carlentone / Carleton: Gamel and Elric from Ilbert de Lacy.

    Carlton (in Lofthouse)
    Carlentone: Ilbert de Lacy. Mill. 4 halls before 1066.

    Carlton (near Otley)
    Carletun(e): Robert Malet.
    Now the village of East Carlton and hamlet of West Carlton, with a manor house lying between them.

    Carlton (near Snaith)
    Carletone / tun: Ulchil from the king.
    Large, also known as Carlton-in-Balne.

    Cartworth
    Cheteruurde / Cheteuuorde: King's land.
    Picturesque.

    Castley
    Castelai: King's land.
    Severed by railway.

    Cattal
    Catale / Cattala: Osbern d'Arcis.

    Catterton
    Cadretone / tune: Osbern d'Arcis and Fulk from him.
    Moated site.

    Cawthorne
    Caltorn(e): King's land.
    Attractive old cottages; church with an 11th century font and Saxon carvings.

    Cayton
    Chettone / Chetune: King's land.
    Scattered; medieval village near High Cayton Hall.

    Chapel Allerton
    Alretun: Ilbert de Lacy.
    District of Leeds, 19th century Gledhow Grange.

    Chellow
    Celeslau: Ilbert de Lacy.
    District of Bradford; large reservoir.

    Chevet
    Ceuet: Ilbert de Lacy. Site of a medieval village in Chevet Park.
    Village pond remains.

    Church Fenton
    Fentun: Archbishop of York before and after 1066.
    Medieval moated site, 13th century church.

    Clapham
    Clapeham: King's land.
    Picturesque, beneath Ingleborough; manor house, 1705.

    Clareton
    Clareton(e): King's land; Gospatric.
    Medieval village site.

    Clayton (near Bradford)
    Claiton(e): Ilbert de Lacy.
    Suburb of Bradford.

    Clayton (near Thurnscoe)
    Claitone: Count of Mortain and Richard de Surdeval from him.
    Also known as Clayton-in-the-Clay.

    Clayton West
    Claitone: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Large; residential.

    Cleckheaton
    Hetone / tun: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Industrial town with Roman iron workings at nearby West Brierley.

    Clifford
    Cliford: Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain. Mill.
    On a tributary of the River Wharfe.

    Clifton (in Brighouse)
    Cliftone: Ilbert de Lacy.

    Clifton (in Conisbrough)
    Clifton(e) / tune: William de Warenne.
    On the edge of Conisbrough Parks.

    Clifton (with Newhall)
    Cliftun: Archbishop of York; Count Alan. Church.
    Suburb of Otley.

    Clifton (with Norwood)
    Cliftone: King's land.
    Part of Norwood hamlet.

    Clotherholme
    Cludun: William de Percy.
    Isolated.

    Coldcotes
    Caldecotes: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Near Ingleborough.

    Cold Hiendley
    Hindelei(a): Ilbert de Lacy.
    Large reservoir.

    Colton (near Leeds)
    Col(l)etun: Ilbert de Lacy.
    On the edge of Temple Newsam Park.

    Colton (near York)
    Coletone / tune: Osbern d'Arcis.
    Colton Lodge.

    Compton
    Contone: Possibly Richard de Surdeval.

    Conisbrough
    Coningesborc / burg / Cuningesburg: William de Warenne, formerly Earl Harold. Church, 2 mills.
    Picturesque town with steep streets and a famous castle, featured in Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. The church has Saxon long-and-short work and a Saxon cross.

    Coniston Cold
    Coneghestone / Coningeston / Cuningestone: King's land; William de Percy; formerly Roger le Poitevin.
    Earthwork on Coniston Moor.

    Conistone
    Cunestune: Gospatric; Chetel from the king.
    Old field systems are still visible on either side of the River Wharfe.

    Cononley
    Cutnelai: King's land.
    Hall.

    Cookridge
    Cucheric: Richard de Surdeval from Count of Mortain.
    Outer suburb of Leeds.

    Copgrove
    Copegraue: Erneis de Buron and Turstin from him. Church.
    In the parkland of the mid-18th century hall; Norman church, probably 11th century.

    Copmanthorpe
    Copemantorp: Erneis de Buron; Earl (?) William.
    Dormitory for York. The Knights Templar held land here in the Middle Ages.

    Copt Hewick
    Hanuui(n)c: Archbishop of York.
    Hall.

    Cottingley
    Cotingelai / lei: Erneis de Buron.
    Residential.

    Cowling
    Collinghe: Roger le Poitevin.
    17th century houses.

    Cowthorpe
    Coletorp: Godefrid from William de Percy. Church.
    Secluded; church built in 1450. Cowthorpe Oak was centuries old when John Evelyn's Sylva mentioned it (1664).

    Cowthwaite
    Cu(d)ford: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Cowthwaite Plantation; near Cufforth House on Becca Banks, an Iron Age earthwork.

    Crigglestone
    Crigest' / Crigeston(e): King's land.

    Crofton
    Scroftune / Scrotone: Gerbodo from Ilbert de Lacy.
    14th century church with fragments of Saxon crosses.

    Crooks
    Croche(s): William de Percy; Roger le Poitevin.
    Crooks House, earthwork.

    Cullingworth
    Colingauuorde: Erneis de Buron.
    Large; residential; hall.

    Cusworth
    Cuzeuuorde: Roger le Bully; William de Warenne.
    Outer suburb of Doncaster; hall, 1740.

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    Dacre
    Dacre: Erneis de Buron.
    Low Hall, said to have been built of stones from Fountains Abbey.

    Dadsley
    Dadeslei(a): Roger de Bully. 3 mills, church.
    De Bully's castle became the market town of Tickhill; Dadsley Farm.

    Dalton (near Huddersfield)
    Dalton(e): Swen from Ilbert de Lacy.
    District of East Huddersfield.

    Dalton (near Rotherham)
    Dalton(e): Rozelin from William de Percy.
    Dalton Magna and Parva, a suburb of Rotherham.

    Darfield
    Dereuueld / uuelle: Alsi from the king.
    Coal-mining town. Norman church tower with Perpendicular top; carved pews and alabaster effigies.

    Darrington
    Darni(n)tone: Ilbert de Lacy. Church, mill.
    12th century church.

    Darton
    Dertone / tun(e): King's land.
    Coal-mining town; Jacobean hall.

    Deightonby
    Dictenebi:
    Lost.

    Denaby
    Degenebi / Denegebi: Roger de Bully. Mill.
    In Old Denaby; remains of a 15th century manor house.

    Denby (near Penistone)
    Denebi: Elric from Ilbert de Lacy.
    Now Upper and Lower Denby; near Denby Dale, a small industrial town; Iron Age hill-fort.

    Denby (in Upper Whitley)
    Denebi: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Denby Hall.

    Denton
    Dentun(e): Archbishop of York. Church.
    Georgian church.

    Dewsbury
    Deusberia / berie: King's land, formerly King Edward. Church.
    Large manufacturing and engineering town; church with fine Saxon cross fragments; 13th century Moot Hall.

    Dinnington
    Domnitone / Dunintone / Dunnitone: Roger de Bully; William de Warenne.
    Coal-mining town.

    Dodworth
    Dodesuu(o)rde: Swan, the pre-Conquest holder, from Ilbert de Lacy.
    Coal-mining town.

    Doncaster
    Donecastre: Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; William de Percy and Malger from him
    . Famous for its railway workshops, race course, and butterscotch. The Roman fort of Danum stood here. Mansion house by James Paine (1745-8), with fine ballroom.

    Draughton
    Dractone: King's land.
    Manor house.

    Drax
    Drac: Ralph Pagnell. Church.
    Norman church tower; perpendicular clerestory, 13th century chancel.

    Drebley
    Drebelaie: Osbern d'Arcis.

    Drighlington
    Dreslin(g)tone: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Industrial; scene of a Civil War battle in 1643.

    Dunkeswick
    Chesuic: Ulchil, the pre-Conquest holder, and his wife from the king.

    Dunsforth
    Doneforde / Dunesford / Dunesforde: Rannulf; Turbern, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Now the village of Lower Dunsforth and hamlet of Upper Dunsforth.

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    Earby
    Alia Eurebi / Eurebi: Roger le Poitevin.
    Cotton town.

    Earlsheaton
    Et(t)one: King's land.
    District of East Dewsbury.

    Easington
    Esintune: Roger le Poitevin.
    In the Forest of Bowland.

    East Ardsley
    Erdeslau(ue): Ilbert de Lacy and Swen from him.
    Jacobean hall.

    Eastburn
    Esebrune / Estbrune: King's land; Gilbert de Tison.
    Adjoining Streeton.

    East Halton
    Altone / Haltone: King's land.
    17th century Halton Hall.

    East Keswick
    Chesinc / ing: King's land.
    Large.

    East Stainley
    Estanlai / Stanlai:
    Lost.

    Eastwick
    Estuinc / Estuuic:
    Lost.

    Eavestone
    Euestone: Archbishop of York.
    Isolated; medieval village site.

    Ecclesfield
    Edesfeld / felt: Roger de Bully.
    Suburb of Sheffield; church with 11th century cross fragments; chapel dating back to around 1300; moated site.

    Eccleshill
    Egleshil: King's land.
    District of Bradford.

    Eccup
    Echope: Count of Mortain and Richard de Surdeval from him.
    Reservoir.

    Edenthorpe
    Scires / Stirestorp: William de Warenne, formerly Earl Harold.
    Suburb of Doncaster; formerly known as Streetthorpe.

    Edlington
    Eilin / Ellintone: Malger from William de Percy.
    Nearby is New Edlington, a large mining village.

    Eggborough
    Acheburg / Eburg / Eg(e)burg: Baret from Ilbert de Lacy. Mill.
    Now 2 villages, Low and High Eggborough. Mill at the former.

    Eldwick
    Helgiuc / Heluuic: Erneis de Buron.
    Eldwick Hall.

    Elland
    Elant / Elont: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Tudor Old Hall.

    Ellenthorpe
    Eluuinetorp / Haluuidetorp: William de Percy; Roger le Poitevin.
    Hall and lodge. The Battle of Boroughbridge was fought here in 1322.

    Elslack
    Eleslac: Roger le Poitevin.
    Remains of a Roman road and a fort known as Burwen's Castle, medieval Elslack Hall.

    Elsworth
    Eleuuorde: King's land.
    Farmhouse.

    Elwicks
    Eleuuic: King's land.
    Farmhouse.

    Embsay
    Embesie: King's land.
    Embsay Hall, 1652.

    Emley
    Amelai / leie: King's land.
    Remains of a market cross, centre of the medieval iron industry.

    Eshton
    Estune: Roger le Poitevin.
    Eshton Hall; medieval St. Helen's Well.

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    Fairburn
    Fareburne: Ilbert de Lacy and Ligulf, the pre-Conquest holder, from him.
    Coal-mining.

    Farnham
    Farneham: King's land, formerly King Edward; Gospatric. Church.
    Hall; Norman church.

    Farnhill
    Fernehil: King's land.
    14th century Farnhill House.

    Farnley (in Leeds)
    Fernelei: King's land; Ilbert de Lacy.
    Suburb of Leeds.

    Farnley (near Otley)
    Fernelai / lie: Archbishop of York. Church.
    J.M.W. Turner painted at the hall while a guest of Walter Fawkes from 1810 until 1825.

    Farnley Tyas
    Fereleia / Ferlei: Ilbert de Lacy.

    Farsley
    Fersellei(a): Ilbert de Lacy.
    Residential district adjoining Pudsey.

    Featherstone
    Ferestane / Fredestan: Ilbert de Lacy and Ralph and Ernulf from him. 2 churches.
    Coal-mining town.

    Felliscliffe
    Felgesclif: King's land.

    Ferrensby
    Feresbi: King's land, formerly King Edward.

    Ferrybridge
    Fereia / Ferie: Hamelin from Ilbert de Lacy.
    Site of a Norman ford; one of Britain's most interesting round barrows.

    Fewston
    Fostun(e): King's land, formerly King Edward.
    Part of the village was lost to its two reservoirs.

    Fishlake
    Fiscelac / Fixcale: William de Warenne.
    Moated site in the ferns.

    Fixby
    Fechesbi: King's land.
    On the edge of Huddersfield.

    Flasby
    Flatebi: Roger le Poitevin.
    Flasby Hall.

    Flaxby
    Flaresbi: Erneis de Buron.

    Flockton
    Flocheton(e): Ilbert de Lacy.
    Manor house. Medieval open field system.

    Frickley
    Fricelei(a) / Frichelie / Frichehale: Ilbert de Lacy; Roger de Bully and Fulk from him. Church and mill.
    Norman church with an organ from the hall, presented in 1937 by lord of the manor; medieval village site.

    Fryston
    Fristone: Gerbodo from Ilbert de Lacy. Church.
    Now Water Fryston. Ferry Fryston was on the site of the present power station.

    Fulstone
    Fugelestun: King's land.

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    Garforth
    Gereford(e): Ilbert de Lacy and William and Warin from him. Church.
    Coal-mining town. The church, 1844, contains fragments of a Saxon cross.

    Gargrave
    G(h)eregraue: King's land; Berengar de Tosny; Roger le Poitevin.
    Victorian church with fragments of Saxon crosses; Roman villa; prehistoric camp.

    Giggleswick
    Gighelesuuic: Roger le Poitevin.
    Stocks; village cross; tithe barn.

    Gipton
    Chipertun / C(h)ipetun: Ilbert de Lacy.
    District of Leeds.

    Gisburn
    Ghiseburne: William de Percy; Roger le Poitevin.
    Compact; almost a small town; Bronze Age barrows nearby; Gisburn Forest, once a hunting ground.

    Givendale
    Gherindale: Archbishop of York.
    Medieval village site; mound of the medieval manor house.

    Glass Houghton
    Hoctun: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Part of Castleford.

    Glusburn
    Glusebrun: William de Percy; Gilbert de Tison.
    Glusburn Old Hall.

    Golcar
    Gudlagesarc / argo: Dunstan from Ilbert de Lacy.
    On the outskirts of Huddersfield.

    Goldsborough
    God(en)esburg: Ralph Pagnell and Hubert from him. ½ fishery.
    Hall, c.1620. A Viking silver hoard was unearthed here.

    Goldthorpe
    Go(l)detorp / Guldetorp: King's land; Roger de Bully.
    Mining.

    Gomersal
    Gome(r)shale: Ilbert de Lacy.
    Mills and factories; Tudor manor house; Red House, featured in Charlotte Brontës Shirley (1849).

    Grafton
    Graftona / tone / tune: King's land; Canons from Archbishop of York; Erneis de Buron; Torbern, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Grafton Grange.

    Grantley
    Grentelei(a): Archbishop of York.
    Now the village of High Grantley, and Low Grantley hamlet.

    Grassington
    Chersintone / Ghersintone: King's land; Gilbert de Tison.
    13th century manor house, part of the 19th century hall; many Iron Age remains nearby.

    Greasbrough
    Gersebroc / Gres(s)eburg: Roger de Bully; William de Warenne.
    Roman Ridge, an ancient earthwork.

    Great Braham
    Michelbram / Bran: William de Percy and Godefrid from him; Gilbert de Tison; Erneis de Buron.
    Braham Hall.

    Great Houghton
    Haltun(e): King's land; Count of Mortain and Richard de Surdeval from him.
    The old hall, now an inn, is probably Elizabethan.

    Great Mitton
    Mitune: Roger le Poitevin.
    Former manor house, now the hall with a 14th century doorway.

    Great Ouseburn
    Usebruna / Useburne: King's land.
    One street only.

    Great Timble
    Timble: King's land.
    Quiet, secluded.

    Green Hammerton
    Alia Ambretone / Altera Hanbretone: Osbern d'Arcis.
    Green surrounded by houses.

    Greetland
    Greland: King's land.
    Possibly the site of the Roman station Cambodunum.

    Grewelthorpe
    Torp: Gospatric.
    Straggling; green; duckpond.

    Grimston
    Grimeston / tun: Ilbert de Lacy. 2 churches, 2 mills.
    Grimston Park mansion, built in 1840.

    Grindleton
    Gretlintone: Roger le Poitevin.
    Sheep-farming.

    Guiseley
    Gisele: Archbishop of York. Church.
    Town with a village cross and stocks in its market place; timber-framed wall in the rectory is believed to be Saxon.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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