PASE: Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England

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[Image: Excerpt from the Domesday Book]
[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Elfin


Author: SDB
Editorial Status: unknown

Discussion of the name

A provisional attempt has been made to identify the people recorded in Domesday Book who bore this name; however, the material remains to be checked and edited, and profiles of these people remain to be written.

Bibliography

Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: Elfain

Forms in modern scholarship:

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Distribution map of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

Tenant-in-Chief 1086 demesne estates (no subtenants)

Shire Phil. ref. Vill TIC DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value TIC ID conf. Show on map
Lincolnshire 68,35 Waddingham Elfain Godric son of Garwine - Elfin 'of Waddingham' - 0.38 0.50 1.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 68,36 Waddingham Elfain - Godric the deacon Elfin 'of Waddingham' - 0.25 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               0.63 0.50 1.00  

Subtenant in 1086

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Subtenant DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Subtenant ID conf. Show on map
Derbyshire 6,40 Brailsford Waltheof, earl - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 2.00 3.00 2.00 - Map
Derbyshire 6,41 Hollington Waltheof, earl - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 0.19 0.00 0.00 - Map
Derbyshire 6,41 Shirley Waltheof, earl - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 0.19 0.00 0.00 - Map
Derbyshire 6,52 Bupton Ulfkil 'of Bupton' - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 0.75 2.00 1.00 - Map
Derbyshire 6,58 Osmaston Waltheof, earl - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 1.00 2.00 1.00 - Map
Derbyshire 6,58 Osmaston Æthelgeat 'of Osmaston' - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 1.00 2.00 1.00 - Map
Derbyshire 6,60 Thurvaston and Bupton Ulfkil 'of Bupton' - Henry de Ferrers Elfin 'of Brailsford' 0.63 2.00 1.00 - Map
Total               5.76 11.00 6.00  

People of this name

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