Origin: The wood of the black wolf.
Domesday: Segrim holds of the count 1 ½ hides. The soke is the king’s in Greens Norton. There is land for 3 ½ ploughs. 1 plough only is there, with 2 villans and 2 slaves, and 2 acres of meadow. It was worth 10s; now 20s. He held it TRE.
Robert holds of the earl half a hide in Blakesley. There is land for 1 ½ ploughs. There 2 villans have a plough. It was and is worth 8s. Ketil held it. The soke belongs to Greens Norton.
Walter hold of William 2 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are 2 ploughs and 2 slaves; and 5 villans with 2 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 5s and 1 acre of meadow. There is woodland 3 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was worth 10s; now 40s.