Administrative unit

North Molton Hundred

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Date created:
By 1086
Date abolished:
After 1316
Unit ID:
Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)


North Molton hundred and Molland hundred each consisted of a single vill of the same name in 1086, both later merged into South Molton hundred.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVON Ancient County     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
After 1316 was abolished to enlarge SOUTH MOLTON Hundred   Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 74-7.

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Molton Hundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th September 2019