The reference to Hamo Valoines as sheriff is from Brayley’s _History
of Surrey_. Hamon Dapifer (the Sheriff) held Titsey in Tanbridge
Hundred in 1086. Valoines appears to have acquired knights fees there
by the 13thc. I was just cross checking since I had not thought both
were called Sheriff.
Brayley was wrong - Hamo the sheriff in Domesday book was son of Hamo
dentatus of Creully & Torigny. He was not the same as Hamo de Valeines,
a Breton, who also occurs in 1086, and the latter's surname was not the
same as the Norman Valoines - see Keats-Rohan, *Domesday People* pp.
242-243: 'Domesday Book carefully distinguishes the orthography of
Hamo's toponym from that of Peter de Valognes. Despite the subsequent
approximation of the orthography of his descendants' name to that of de
Valognes, there should be no grounds for confusion between two distinct