Day: 17 February 2012

Middleton Life: MIddleton in the Domesday Book

Following on from yesterday’s fun poll which asked which famous survey/publication mentions Middleton in 1086, we can now reveal the answer, which was:  The Domesday Book! The Domesday survey lists that in “rodewelle [rothwell] and loftose, carletone thorpe and middletone’ there is pasturable woodland 2 leagues in length and 1