The following post is divided into two parts due to the length of topics. It begins my research into the context of much social, political, and cultural influence that deals with an understanding of the context surrounding many surnames.
Borough and Town : A Study of Urban Origins in England, by Carl Stephenson.
Table of Anglo-Saxon Boroughs
Table of Ranking Boroughs in Domesday 1086
A new Historical Geography of England, by H.C. Darby.
Map of Domesday Boroughs.
Towns and Trade : 1066 - 1500 AD.
Changes in the Early Middle Ages, by R.A. Donkin.
The Hundred and The Hundred Rolls.
Summary Table JONES surname 1273 - 1496.
To see how this information was applied see: http://thejonessurname.blogspot.com for post titled:
"Jones Surname 1273 - 1500 in England and Wales" dated Tuesday, May 17, 2011 .
"Jones Surname in England and Wales 1500 - 1700", dated Thursday, June 2, 2011 .