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Newport, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Newport, a village in Eastrington parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on Market Weighton Canal, 1½ mile NE of Staddlethorpe station on the N.E.R., and 8 miles from Howden, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) There is a large industry in draining; pipes, bricks, and tiles. There are Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, and Roman Catholic chapels, and a school church.

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


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

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishEastrington 
Poor Law unionHowden 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newport from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the East Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtHU15
Post TownBrough