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Newark, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Newark, a hamlet in Peterborough St John the Baptist parish, Northamptonshire, within Peterborough borough, but 1½ mile NE by E of Peterborough town. The land is flat and mostly arable. A chapel, dedicated to St Mary Magdalene, formerly was here. There are now a school church and a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 CountyNorthamptonshire 
Libertysoke of Peterborough 
Poor Law unionPeterborough 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newark from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: