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Wold Newton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Wold Newton, a township in Bridlington parish, E.R. Yorkshire, on the Wolds, 4½ miles from Ganton station on the N.E.R., and 8½ WNW of Bridlington. It has a post office under York; money order office, Foxholes; telegraph office, Hunmanby. Acreage, 2030; population, 292. The surface is a diversity of hill and dale. There is a copious spring called the Gipsey Well. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; net value, £183 with residence. Patron, Viscountess Downe. The church is an ancient building in the Norman style, and contains a Norman font and several stained windows. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels, and a parish council of seven members.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with various Archives, Local Studies, and Family History Societies have the following parish records online for Wold Newton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1722-19011840-19301725-19291708-1989

Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Wold Newton 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
CountryEngland
Postal districtYO25
Post TownDriffield