Beamsley is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is just within the boundary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and about six miles east of Skipton and two miles north of Addingham. The parish borders West Yorkshire to the south. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 149.
GENUKI provides a description of Bank Newton from 19th century gazetteers. Wikipedia relates how the work of the Countess of Cumberland's hospital goes on today.