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The online Domesday book

http://domesdaymap.co.uk  Do have a look at this interactive map of the Domesday Book. This is the first free online copy of Domesday Book. The site was built as a non-profit project by Anna Powell-Smith, using data created by  Professor J.J.N. … Continue reading

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The Domesday Book

The Domesday Book was commissioned in December 1085 by   William the Conqueror, who invaded England in 1066. The first draft was completed in August 1086 and contained records for 13,418 settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble … Continue reading

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Domesday archive on line

In 1986 the BBClaunched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part…  Now, 25 years later you can explore the archive online, see the pictures, update the … Continue reading

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