Meltonby is listed in the Domesday Book as in the Hundred of Warter in the East Riding of Yorkshire. At the time of the survey the settlement contained thirteen villagers. five smallholders, four tributaries (rent payers), fifteen burgesses, a priest and a church. There were fifty-three ploughlands, woodland, and three mills. In 1066 Earl Morcar held the lordship, which in 1086 transferred to King William I, who was also Tenant-in-chief.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8.
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