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From: Lloyd Ellis <>
Subject: [DNA] English genealogy--Waste in Yorkshire
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 11:56:17 -0500
Thanks Stephen Medley for clarifying the old meaning of "waste":
"Waste seems to have meant land from which no tax
was forthcoming, for whatever reasons"
In the Middle Ages, this term is often used in Wales in this context.
|[DNA] English genealogy--Waste in Yorkshire by Lloyd Ellis <>|