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Listing of Counties

Bedfordshire Berkshire Buckinghamshire Cambridgeshire
Cheshire Hampshire Herefordshire Gloucestershire
Huntingdonshire Cumberland Lancashire Leicestershire
Nottinghamshire Oxfordshire Rutland Shropshire
Warwickshire Westmorland Wiltshire Worcestershire
Derbyshire
Hertfordshire
Surrey
Northamptonshire
Lincolnshire
Somerset
Devonshire
Dorset
Cornwall
Sussex
Isle of Wight
Yorkshire(E)
Kent
Middlesex
Staffordshire
Yorkshire(N)
Norfolk
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Yorkshire(W)
Below: The hyperlinks for each county shown below shows DB-(Domesday main entries) and MOD-(modern listing of cities, towns villages in that county). Click on the county you are interested in and you'll revisit some of the history in the making from this time period.

Bedfordshire
DB -Eaton Socon, Elstow, Turvey
MOD -Barford, Biggleswade, Clifton, Flitt, Manshead, Redbornestoke, Strodden, Willey, Wiscamtree, Bedford, Dunstable, Luton, Ampthill, Kempston, Leighton buzzard, Sandy, Hitchin, Ptton, Gault, Godmanchester, Toternhoe Stone, Royston,

Berkshire
DB -Goosey, Great Faringdon, Marcham, Bray, Hampstead Marshall
MOD -Abingdon, Newbury, Windsor, Maidenhead, newbury, NewWindsor, Reading, Wallingford, Wokingham, Farindon, Hungerford, Lambourn, Sanhurst, Bray, Cookham, Rilehurst, Reading, Market Islsley, East Islsley, Faringdon, Vale of White Horse, Camden, Didcot, Newbury, Radley, Wellington, Sandhurst, Kennet,

Buckinghamshire
DB -Olney, Buckingham, West Wycombe, Hartwell
MOD -Aylesbury, Buckingham, Cheeping Wycombe, Wycombe, High Wycombe, Slough, Beaconsfield, Bletchley, Chesham, Eton, Linslade, Marlow, Newport Pagnell, Wolverlton, Amersham, Olney, Princes Risborough, Wendover, Taplow, Burnham, Woodburn, Medmenham, Chiltern, Desborough, Burnham, Stoke, Eynsham, Bensington,

Cambridgeshire
DB -Grantchester, Guilden Morden, Burwell
MOD - Ely, Wisbech, North Witchford, South Witchford, Cambridge, Cam, Great Ouse, Wash, Swaffham Prior, Sawston, Sturbridge, Chatteris, March, Whittlesey, Newmarket, Heydon, Chelmsford,

Cheshire
DB -Sandbach, Neston, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Hawarden
MOD -Chester, Cheadle, Maclesfield, Woore, Neston, Wirrral, Crewe, Weaver, Peckforton Hills, Keupar Marls, Audlem, Tatton, Combermere, Rostherne, Tabley, doddington, Marbury, Mere, Sandstone, Bunter Sandstone, Wilmslow, Meols, Congleton, Knutsford, Lower Peover, Astvury, Banvury, Malpas, Nantwich, Middlewich, Northwich, Altrincham, Bebington, Wallasey, Stockport, Birkenhead, Dukinfield, Hyde, Sale, Stalybridge, Eddisbury,

Cornwall
DB -Perranzabuloe, Brea, Bodmin, Launceston
MOD - Cornwall, Bradoc Down, Launceston, Bodmin, Falmouth, Penzance, St. Ives, Truro, Liskeard, Penryn, Scilly Isles, North Tamerton, Straton, Fawiton, Panton, Tibeste, Wineton, Conarditon, Rileston, Lostwithiel, St. Giels-in-the-Heath, Broadwood, Widger, Virginstow,Bude, Bodmin, Newquay,

Cumberland
DB - Millom, Bootle
MOD - Whitehaven, Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick, Maryport, Penrith, Carlisle, Egremont, Alston, Aspatria, Cleator Moor, Hrrington, Millom,

Derbyshire
DB -Wirksworth, Peak Cavern, Eyam, Melbourne, Appleby, Oakthorpe, Donisthorpe, Stretton-en-le-Field, Willesley, Chilcote and Measham
MOD -Appleby, Oakthorpe, Donisthorpe, Stretton, Willesley, Chilcote, Measham, Buxton, Chesterfield, Glossop, Ilkeston, Alfreton, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Belper, Bolsover, Clay Cross, Cronfield, Heanor, Long Eaton, Matlock, New Mills, Ripley, Staveley, Swadlincote, Whaley Bridge, Wirksworth, Derby, High Peak,

Devonshire
DB -Brendon, Berry Pomeroy, Lydford, Topsham
MOD -CDartmoor, Lustleigh, Ashburton, Princetown, Plymouth, Tavistock, Bovey Tracey, Exeter, Plympton,

Dorset
DB -Beaminster, Lyme Regis, Cerne Abbas, Stalbridge
MOD -

Essex
DB -Hatfield Broad Oak, Dedham, Castle Hedingham, East Mersea
MOD -

Gloucestershire
DB -Deerhurst, Tetbury, Dymock, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chepstow
MOD -

Hampshire
DB -Canterton, Whitchurch, Basing, Lundhurst, Selborne, Alresford
MOD -

Isle of Wight
DB - Bonchurch, Alvington
MOD -

Herefordshire
DB - Ledbury, Ewyas harold, Wigmore
MOD -

Hertfordshire
DB -Barley, Knebworth, Kings Langley, Ashwell
MOD -

Huntingdonshire
DB -Little Gidding, Kimbolton
MOD -

Kent
DB -Sandwich, Benenden, Boughton-under-Blean, Saltwood, Yalding
MOD -

Lancashire
DB -Heysham, Argarmeles, Warrington, Ribchester
MOD -

Leicestershire
DB -Castle Donington, Ingarsby, Market Bosworth, Waltham on the Wolds
MOD -

Lincolnshire
DB -Spalding, Louth, Haxey, Castle Bytham
MOD -

Middlesex
DB -Edmonton, Chelsea, Laleham, Harmondsworth
MOD - Tottenham, Cricklewood , Elstree, Silchester, Staines, London, Edmonton, Acton, Brentford, Chiswick, Enfield, Finchley, Harrow, Hendon, Spelthorne, Twickenham, Uxbridge, Wood Green, Ealing, Hornsey, Tottenham, Willesden, Hornsey, Heston, Hendon, Isleworth, Southall, Southgate, Tottenham, Wembley, Willesden,

Norfolk
DB -Castle Rising, Blakeney, Thetford, Wymondham
MOD - Norwich, Yarmouth, Thetford, Sheringham, Lynn, East Harling, North Walsham, Walsingham, East Dereham, Wymondham, Wroxham, Salhouse, Barton broad, Hicling, Holt, Gresham, Castle Rising, Paston, Oxnead, Sandringham, Barningham, Blickling, Hunstanton, Lynn

Northamptonshire
DB -Finedon, Naseby, Rockingham, King's Cliffe
MOD -Rockingham, Barnwell, Lilbourne, Northampton, Daventry, Kettering, Wellingborough, Peterborough, Brackley, Higham Ferrars,

Nottinghamshire
DB -Blyth, Bunny, Laxton, Edwinstowe
MOD -Newstead, Bawtry, Trent, Nottingham, Retford, East Retford, Mansfield, Newark, Worksop, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Newark, Rushcliffe, Mansfield, Hucknall, Holme Pierrepoint, Shelford, Bingham, Scrooby, Southwell, Kingshaugh, Welbeck, Dukeries, Bingham, Idle,

Oxfordshire
DB -Minster Lovell, Steeple Aston, Nuneham Courtenay, Islip
MOD -Whitney, Oxford, Chipping Norton, Shiplake, Sandford-on-Thames, Wolvercot, Eynsham, Woodstock, Banvury, Henley-on-Thames, Henley.

Rutland
DB -Great Casterton, Oakham
MOD -Oakham, Stilton, Leyfield, Ayston, Vale of Catmose, Melton Mowbray, Northampton, Peterborough, Midland, Essenden, Essingdon, Essendine, Burley-on-the-hill, Rutland Soke, Lias, Oolites, Welland, Ketton, Duddington,

Shropshire
DB -Acton Burnell, Much Wenlock, Clun
MOD - Lichfield, Bishop's Castle, Bridgenorth, Ludlow, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Wrekin, Oxford, Ellesmere, Wellington, Grinshill, Broseley, Ironbridge, Knighton, Chirk, Lilleshall, Welshpool, Whitchurch, Bewdley, Shipton, Condover, Acton Burnell, Craven Arms, Stokesay, Holgate, Corfham, AWem, Quatford, Pulverbatch.

Somerset
DB -Nether Stowey, Muchelney, Castle Cary, Wedmore
MOD - Bridgwater, Chard, Glastonbury, Taunton, Wells, Weston-super-Mare, Yeovil, Bath, Frome, Bristol, Cheddar Gorge, Crewkerne, Mendip, Worlebury, Dunster, Ilminster, kingsbury, Leigh-on-Mendip, Martock, Weston, Portishead, Clevedon, Minehead, Witham Friary, Langport, Templecombe, Radistock,

Staffordshire
DB -Elford, Cannock, Leek
MOD -Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Smthwick, Burton-on-Trent, West Bromwich, Lichfield, Newcastle-under Lyme, Stafford, Tamworth, Wednesbury, Bilston, Rowley Regis, Tipton, Aldridge, Amblecote, Biddulph, Breierley Hill, Brownills, Cannock, Coseley, Darlaston, Kidsgrove, Leek, Rugeley, Sedgley, Stone, Tettenhall, Uttoxeter, Wenesfield, Willenhall, Abbots, Bromley, Brewood, Cheadle, Eccleshall, Burton, Kingswinford, Smethwick, Walsall, Penkridge, Tutbury, Checkley, Rugeley, Penkridge, Ranton, Chartley, Stourbridge

Suffolk
DB -Dunwich, Mildenhall, Long Melford, Framlingham
MOD - Aldeburgh, Beccles, Eye, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Southwold, Bury St. Edmonds, Sudbury, Morwich, Stowemarket, Stour, Stratford St. Mary, Gipping, Bungay, Dunwich, Little Saxham, Herringfleet, Long Melford, Wingfield, Orford, Claydon, Walton, West Stowe, Woodbridge, Great Yarmouth,

Surrey
DB -Oxted, Battersea, Wisley, Godalming
MOD - Croydon, Barnes, Beddington, Wallington, Epsom, Coombe, Mitcham, Reigate, Richmond, Surbiton, Sutton, Cheam, Wimbledon, Chertsey, Farnham, Guildford, Kingston, Winchester, Dorking, Charing Cross, Southwark, Chiddingfold, Chilworth, Lambeth, Chaldon, Compton, Crowhurst, Loseley, Woking, Sutton Place, Canterbury, Chertsey, Molesey, Leatherhed, Weybridge, Gault, Upper Greensand, Limpsfield, Godalming,

Sussex
DB -Ditchling, Alciston, Tye, Washington, Bignor, Worth
MOD - Eastbourne, East Grinstead, Lewes, Rye, Chichester, Horsham, Worthing, Brighton, Hastings, Pevensey, Westborough Green, Loxwood, Petworth, Lewes, Bramber, Arundel, Knepp, West Grinstead, Broadwaters, Bosham, Sompting, Worth, West Tarring, Climping, Littlehampton, Winchelsea, Etchingham, Midhurst, Cowfold, New Shoreham, Rye, Lodsworth, Seaford, South Lancing, Reading, Beachy Head, Wealden, Purbeck, Heathfield, Newhaven, Shoreham,

Warwickshire
DB -Brailes, Bidford on Avon, Coughton, Hampton-in-Arden
MOD - Warwick, Birmingham, Coventry, Tamworth, Nuneaton, Rugby, Leamington, Southam, Kenilworth, Camden, Arden, Guy's Cliffe, Wolston, Berkswell, Polesworth, Curdworth, Burton Dassett, Brailes, Knowle, Solihull, Temple Balsall, Merevale, Stoneleight, Coombe Abbey, Wroxall Abbey, Maxstoke Priory, Hartshill

Westmorland
DB -Kendal, Levens
MOD - Lake District, Appleby, Kendal, Lakes, Windermere, Firbank, Little Salkeld, Penrith, Shap, Gunnerheld, Crosby Garrett, Canon Grenwell, Ullswater Haweswater, Grasmere, Rydalwater, Elterwater, Kirkby Stephen, Milburn Forest, Kendall Fell, Farleton Knott and Whitbarrow.

Wiltshire
DB -Warminster, Wootton Bassett, Great Bedwyn, Fonthill Bishop
MOD - Calne, Chippenham, Devizes, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Salisbury, Swindon, Wilton, Westbury, Melksham, Maiden Bradley, Monkton Farleigh, Bonhommes, Edington, Bradenstoke, Bradford-on-Avon, Burcombe, Bremhill, Pewsey, Chalk, Mere, Sarum, Wardour, Tisbury, Bradford, Vale of Nadder, Potterne, Great Chaldfield, Bishopstone.

Worcestershire
DB -Cleeve Prior, Feckenham, Upton on Severn
MOD -

Yorkshire
East Riding - DB -Wharram Percy, Withernsea, Hemingbrough,
West Riding - DB -Wath-upon-Dearne, Wentworth, Ilkley, Pontefract, Tanshelf
North Riding - DB -Coxwold, Fylingdales, Guisborough, Middleham
MOD - York, Sheffield, Leeds, Skipton, Settle, Durham, Huddersfield, Penistone, Northallerton, Barnard Castle, Kirkby Stephen,Cleveland, Richmond, Halifax, Ripon, Aberford, Elmet, Huddlestone, Hesselwood, Tadcster, Pontefract, Whitby, Guisborough, Sandsend, Dunseley, Bolton, Pickering, Knaresborough, Scarborough, Wenslydale, Wharfedale, Selby, Rotherham, Doncaster, Helmsely, Middleham, Ripley, Wholton, Wressel, Gilling, Skelton, Kirkstall, Bridlington, Malton, Easby, Kirkham, Thirsk, Tees, Sawley, Ribblesdale, Rosedale, Holderness, Teesdale, Swaledale, Wensleydale, Nidderdale, Wharfedale and Airedale, Ingleton, Linton, Horton, Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Flamborough Head, Vale of Pickering, Yorkshire Wolds, Market Weighton, Filey, Bridlington, Hornsea, Scarborough, Redcar, Whitby, Saltburn-by-the-sea, Derwent, Calder, Don, Whernside, Ingleborough, Penyghent, Mickle Fell, Buckden Pike, Vale of Mowbray, Bale of Ouse, Vale of York, Ilkley, Folkton Wold, Arras, Hessleskar