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Newsells, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Newsells, a hamlet in Barkway parish, Herts, 3½ miles SE of Royston. It was known at Domesday as Neusaia, was held by Eudo Dapifer, and passed to the Scaleses and the Chesters, Lords Selsey.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHertfordshire 
Civil parishBarkway 
HundredEdwinstree 
Poor Law unionHatfield 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newsells from the following:


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hertfordshire is online.


Maps

Online maps of Newsells are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hertfordshire newspapers online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634. Edited by Walter C. Metcalfe, F.S.A. is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
CountyHertfordshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtSG8
Post TownRoyston