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Newton upon Ouse, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Newton-upon-Ouse, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Ouse, 3 miles NNW of Shipton station on the N.E.R., and 9 NW of York, with a post and money order office under York; telegraph office, Shipton. The township comprises 1734 acres; population, 517. The parish contains also the townships of Linton-upon-Ouse and Beningborough. Acreage, 5148; population, 834. There is a parish council consisting of five members and a chairman. The manor belongs to the Dawnay family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £397 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1849, and has an old tower with lofty spire. 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 
Poor Law unionEasingwold 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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