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    Gainsborough
    Gainesburg: Geoffrey de La Guerche and Rainald from him.
    Large industrial town.

    Gainsthorpe
    Camelstorp: Ivo Tailbois.
    Gainsthorpe Farm.

    Ganthorpe
    Germuntorp:
    Lost; also called Ganthrops.

    Garthorpe
    Gerulftorp: Geoffrey de La Guerche.

    Gate Burton
    Borotona / Bortone: Count Alan.

    Gayton le Wold
    Gedtune / Gettune: King's land, formerly Queen Edith. Church.

    Gedney
    Gadenai / nay: King's land. Fishery.
    Straggling.

    Gelston
    Chevelestune: Count Alan. Warren for hares.
    Remains of an ancient cross.

    Girsby
    Griseby: Archbishop of York and William from him; Ernis de Burun.
    Girsby Grange.

    Glentham
    Glandham / Glantham / Glentham: Bishop of Bayeux and Wadard from him; Bishop of Lincoln; Ivo Tailbois and Ranfrid from him.
    Moated house.

    Glentworth
    Glenteu(u)rde: King's land; Bishop of Bayeux and Wadard from him; Gocelin FitzLanbert and Anschitil from him; Martin; Restold.
    Bulb growing.

    Gosberton
    Gosebertcherche / techirche / Gozeberdecherca: Bishop of Lincoln and Malger from him; Count Alan and Ulbert from him. 3 salt-pans.
    Town.

    Goulceby
    Colchesbi: Ivo Tailbois. Church, mill.

    Goxhill
    Golsa / Golse: Bishop of Lincoln and Roger from him; Alfred of Lincoln and Ralph from him; Drogo de Beuvriere; Hugh, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Remains of Goxhill Priory nearby, in a farm building.

    Graby
    Geibi: Archbishop of York; Robert de Tosny and Gunfrid from him.
    Remote.

    Grainsby
    Grenesbi: Count Alan and Wimund from him.

    Grainthorpe
    Germund(s)torp: King's land; Bishop of Durham; William de Percy. 6 salt-pans.
    Once a port; salt-pan traces on the coast.

    Grantham
    Graham / Gran(d)ham / Gran(t)ham: King's land, and Colegrim, Ivo, and Ernuin the priest from the king. Church, 4 mills, 111 burgesses.
    Town with St. Wulfran church containing Norman pillars and a splendid library. The Angel and Royal is one of the rare medieval hostels established by the Knights Templar.

    Grasby
    Gros(e)bi: King's land; Bishop of Bayeux, a thane. Church, mill.

    Graylingham
    Gra(i)ngeham: King's land; Bishop of Lincoln and Malger from him; Ernis de Burun.
    Manor house.

    Great Coates
    Cotes: Bishop of Bayeux; Count Alan; Alfred of Lincoln and Bernard from him; Norman d'Arci and Richard from him; Durand Malet and Richard from him.
    Part of Grimsby.

    Greatford
    Greteford / Griteford(e): Berengar from Robert de Tosny; Gilbert de Ghent; Godfrey de Cambrai and Euremar from him. 2 mills.

    Great Gonerby
    Gouerdebi / Gunfordebi / Gunnewordebi: King's land; Bishop of Durham and Lanbert from him; Bishop Osmund of Salisbury; Walter d'Aincourt and Elwi from him; Guy de Craon. 5 mills.

    Great Limber
    Limberge / Linberge: King's land; Archbishop of York; Ivo Tailbois; Hugh FitzBaldric; Drogo de Beuvriere; Rayner de Brimou. ½ slaughter-house.
    Mausoleum built by James Wyatt, 1787.

    Great Ponton
    Magna Panptune / Magna Pantone / Pamptune / Pantone: King's land; Drogo de Beuvriere; Countess Judith and Nigel from her.
    Ancient manor; Roman building.

    Great Steeping
    Stepi(nge): Gilbert de Ghent; Robert the Steward. 2 churches.

    Great Sturton
    Stratone: Bishop of Bayeux and Ilbert from him; Ranulf de St. Valery. Church, mill.

    Greetwell
    Grentewelle: Roger de Bully and Thorald from him. Church, 2 fisheries, mill.
    Greetwell Hall; Roman villa.

    Greetham
    Granham / Gretham: Earl Hugh, formerly Earl Harold.
    Cluster of houses with a pond, grange and church.

    Grimoldby
    Grimalbi / Grimoldbi: King's land; Alfred of Lincoln and William from him.
    Expanding; adjoining Marby.

    Grimsby
    Grimesbi: Bishop of Bayeux; Drogo de Beuvriere; Ralph de Mortimer and Richard from him. Customs and ferry rendering 40s, another ferry rendering 5s, church, mill.
    Large and famous fishing port. The Church of St. James was originally built in 1110.

    Gunby (near North Witham)
    Gunnebi: Ralf FitzHubert with William leasing part. Mill.

    Gunnerby
    Gunresbi: Count Alan. Mill.

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    Habrough
    Aburne / Haburne: King's land; Earl Hugh; Ivo Tailbois; William de Percy and Norman from him; Alfred of Lincoln and Ralph from him; Norman d'Arci; Ernis de Burun. Salt-pans (with Newsham), mill.

    Hacconby
    Hacone(s)bi / Hacunesbi: Bishop of Lincoln; Oger le Breton; Robert of Stafford and Gulfar from him; Heppo the Arblaster. Church.
    Hacconby Fen; church with a Norman font.

    Haceby
    Hazebi: Gilbert de Ghent; Waldin le Breton and Godwin and Guy de Craon from him; Odo the Arblaster.
    Roman villa ruins.

    Hackthorn
    Agetorne / Hagetorne / torn / e: Archbishop of York and William from him; Roger de Poitou; Colsuan; Gocelin FitzLanbert; Martin; Waldin the engineer. Church, 4 mills.
    Near Roman Ermine Street.

    Haddington
    Hadinctone / tune: Robert de Tosny and Warin from him; Baldwin the Fleming. Church.
    Moated site.

    Hagnaby
    Hagenebi: Ivo Tailbois; Eudo Spirwic.

    Hagworthingham
    Haberdingham / Hacberdincham / Hacberding(e)ham: Count Alan and Eudo from him; Earl Hugh; Gilbert de Ghent; Gocelin FitzLanbert; Drogo de Beuvriere and Robert from him. Church, 3 mills, 9 mills (with Brinkhill etc.).
    Mill Mound; church with a Norman pillar; early barrow.

    Hainton
    Gaintone / Haintone / -tune(e): Archbishop of York and William from him; Bishop of Bayeux and Ilbert from him; Roger de Poitou and Hacon and Albert from him; Gocelin Alfred of Lincoln; Rayner de Brimou.
    Hainton Hall and Park, landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th century.

    Hale
    Hale: Gilbert de Ghent and Ralph from him.
    Now 2 villages, Great and Little Hale.

    Hallington
    Halintun: Earl Hugh.

    Haltham
    Holtham: King's land; Robert the Steward. 2 mills.
    Fine thatched Elizabethan inn.

    Halton Holegate
    Haltun: Count Alan and Eudo from him; Ivo Tailbois. Church, 4 mills.

    Hanthorpe
    Hermodestorp: Gilbert de Ghent; Oger le Breton; Herpo the Arblaster and Simund from him.
    Windmill.

    Hardwick (in Panton)
    Harduic / Hardwic:
    Lost.

    Hardwick (near Torksey)
    Harduic: King's land and Berengar de Tosny, Roger de Bully and Bishop of Lincoln from the king. 11 fisheries (with Torksey).
    On Fosdyke Navigation Canal; manor farm.

    Hareby
    Harebi: Ivo Tailbois.

    Harlaxton
    Herlavestune: King's land. 2 mills.
    Restored cross on the green; Harlaxton Manor.

    Harmston
    Hermestune / Hermodestone / tune: Earl Hugh; Norman d'Arci; Ralph de Mortimer. Church, fishery (50 score eels and 5).
    Church with an early tower and an Anglo-Saxon cross shaft and crucifixion.

    Harpswell
    Herpeswelle: King's land; Archbishop of York and William from him; Gocelin FitzLanbert. ½ church.
    Church with an Anglo-Saxon tower and Norman font.

    Harrowby
    Herigerbi: King's land; Count Alan and Godric from him; Algar, the pre-Conquest holder, from Guy de Craon. 2 mills (with Horbling).
    Part of Grantham.

    Hasthorpe
    Havoldestorp: Gilbert de Ghent and Roger from him. Marsh.

    Hatcliffe
    Hadeclive: Count Alan. 2 mills.

    Hatton
    Hatune: Ernis de Burun.

    Haugh
    Hag(h)e: Bishop of Durham and William from him; Earl Hugh. 20 salt-pans (with Calceby, etc.).
    Church with an 11th century chancel arch.

    Haugham
    Hecham: Earl Hugh and the Monks of St. Sever from him.

    Hawerby
    Hawardebi: Count Alan.
    Some cottages; hall; vicarage.

    Hawthorpe
    Awartorp: Alfred of Lincoln.

    Haythby
    Hedebi:
    Lost.

    Healing
    Hechelinge / Heg(h)elinge: Archbishop of York; Bishop of Bayeux and Wadward from him; Alfred of Lincoln and Bernard from him. ½ mill.
    On the outskirts of Grimsby, named after a nearby spring, Healing Wells.

    Heapham
    Iopham: King's land. Count Alan.
    Ancient cross; church with a Saxon doorway.

    Heckington
    Echintune: King's land; Bishop of Lincoln; Gilbert de Ghent; Colsuan and Conded from him; Robert de Vessey; Guy de Craon. Church, 3 fisheries and a mill (with Ewerby Thorpe, etc.).
    Working tower windmill.

    Helpringham
    Helperi(n)cham: Ivo Tailbois; Gilbert de Ghent; Colsuan; Robert de Vessey; Godfrey de Cambrai.
    Large.

    Hemingby
    Hamingebi: Earl Hugh and Baldric from him; Ivo Tailbois; Hugh FitzBaldric. ½ mill.
    Manor house.

    Hemswell
    Helmeswelle: King's land; Bishop of Bayeux and Leosard from him; Martin.
    Maypole.

    Hibaldstow
    Hiboldeston(e) / Hi(l)boldestou: King's land; Abbot of Peterborough; Colsuan; Outi from the king. Mill.
    Farmland.

    Holbeach
    Holebech / ben / Holobec / h: King's land; Abbot of Croyland; Count Alan and Landric from him; Guy de Craon.
    Little market town with evidence of Roman occupation.

    Holme (in Beckingham)
    Holm:
    Lost.

    Holme (in Sudbrooke)
    Holme: Abbot of Peterborough; Colsuan. Mill.
    Modern Sulbrooke Holme.

    Holme (near Bottesford)
    Holm: Abbot of Peterborough. Mill.
    On the outskirts of Scunthorpe; Holme Hall.

    Holtham
    Houten:
    Lost.

    Holton (near Beckering)
    Houtone / tune: Archbishop of York; Gocelin FitzLanbert.

    Holton le Clay
    Holtone / tun: Count Alan and Wimund from him; Ivo Tailbois and Hermer from him; Rayner de Brimou and Roger from him.
    Expanding; 11th century church tower.

    Holton le Moor
    Hoctun / (e): King's land; Ivo Tailbois and Odo from him; Roger de Poitou and Roger from him.

    Honington
    Hondintone / Hundindune / Hundinton / (e): Ivo Tailbois; Gilbert de Ghent and Fulbert from him. Church, mill-site.
    Iron Age camp on the heath; church with Norman work.

    Horbling
    Horbelinge / Orbelinge: Walter from Archbishop of York; Count Alan and Stefan from him; Colsuan and Matthew from him; Waldin le Breton. Church and 12 mills (with Harrowby).
    Church with a Norman tower.

    Horkstow
    Horchetou: Gilbert de Ghent.
    Site of a Roman pavement, now in the British Museum. George Stubbs is said to have done his engravings for 'Anatomy of a Horse', 1766, in a nearby farmhouse.

    Horncastle
    Hornecastre: King's land. 2 mills.
    Market town. Parts of the wall and bastions of the original Roman town of Banovallum remain.

    Horsington
    Horsi(n)tone: Earl Hugh; Ivo Tailbois; Hugh FitzBaldric.
    Moated site.

    Houflet
    Wenflet:
    Lost.

    Hougham
    Hac(h)am: Bishop of Lincoln; Colsuan and William from him; Bishop Remigus from Countess Judith. Church, 3 mills, mill-site.
    Church with pre-Conquest work; Anglo-Saxon cross; moated manor house.

    Hough on the Hill
    Hach(e) / Hag: Count Alan; Derinc from Gilbert de Ghent. Church, 4 mills.
    Castle Hill mound; a pagan Saxon cemetery site; church with a Saxon tower and circular outside staircase.

    Houghton
    Hoc(h)tune / Hog(e)tone: Colegrim from Abbot of Peterborough; Walter d'Aincourt; Fredgis and Abbot Thorold from Colegrim. 4 mills.
    Houghton Farm.

    Howell
    Huuelle / Welle: King's land; Bishop of Lincoln; Gilbert de Ghent; Colsuan; Colegrim. Church, and a mill (with Ewerby Thorpe, etc.).
    Partly Norman church with an Anglo-Saxon slab.

    Howsham
    Usun: King's land. Count Alan.

    Humberston
    Humbrestone: Ivo Tailbois.
    Small seaside town.

    Humby
    Humbi: Walter d'Aincourt.

    Hundleby
    Hundelbi: Bishop of Durham; Ivo Tailbois. Church, mill.
    Adjoining Spilsby.

    Hundon
    Humendone / Hunidone:
    Lost.

    Hungerton
    Hungretune: Robert de Tosny.

    Huttoft
    Hoto(f)t: Earl Hugh; Alfred of Lincoln and Dodo and Bernard from him; Chetelbern from the king.
    Evidence of a submerged prehistoric forest on the beach.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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