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DOMESDAY, or DOMESDAY-BOOK. An ancient record made in the time of William the Conqueror, and now remaining in the English exchequer, consisting of two volumes of unequal sizes, containing surveys of the lands in England.

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A general view of the original Domesday Book on display at The National Archives in Kew
John Sykes of Farnley Estates, said: "AD 2012 is carved along the top edge so that in 2086, the Domesday Millennium year, our descendants will be able to see how much importance we attach to the rich heritage of our valleys.
In the third chapter, Williams uses surviving local community memoranda (most of which relates to Kent) in conjunction with Domesday Book, to construct an understanding of the extent to which the English thegns acted as a coherent group.
For background information on the BBC Domesday Project, see http://en.
Tory communities spokeswoman Justine Greening slammed ministers for failing to protect vital services, describing the report as like a modern-day Domesday Book - a survey of England for William the Conqueror in 1086.
The 920-year-old Domesday Book has entered the 21st century.
The famous and picturesque village was also mentioned in the Domesday Book.
The results of the survey were recorded in a monumental work known as the Domesday Book.
The Domesday Book, the oldest public record in Britain, has been placed on the Internet by The National Archives, enabling readers to browse the 920-year-old census online.
Will the modem day Domesday Book be lost because nobody preserved the software to run it?
Abstract: Alongside the Roman census from Augustus' time and the ecclesiastical surveys or polyptychs of the 8th and 9th century Carolingian kingdoms, the Domesday Survey of 1086 occupies a most significant place in accounting history.
The new National Asset Register has priced all of Britain's public possessions - in the first exercise of its kind since the Domesday Book.