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Newton upon Derwent, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Newton-upon-Derwent, a township, with a village, in Wilberfoss parish, in the E.R. Yorkshire, on the river Derwent, 5½ miles E of Pocklington, and 3 from Fangfoss station on the N.E.R. Post town, York; money order office, Wilberfoss; telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Acreage, 1715; population, 204. Lord Leconfield is lord of the manor. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishWilberfoss 
Poor Law unionPocklington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO41
Post TownYork