Place:Newton-upon-Derwent, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameNewton-upon-Derwent
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.9346°N 0.9045°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoPocklington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the civil parish was located 1894-1935
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Newton-upon-Derwent or Newton on Derwent is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of Pocklington and 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the A1079 at Wilberfoss. It lies 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the River Derwent after which the village takes its name. Its 21st century population is about 300.

Historically, Newton-upon-Derwent was in the ecclesiastical parish of Wilberfoss in the wapentake of Harthill. From 1894 until 1935, Newton-upon-Derwent was a civil parish in Pocklington Rural District. In 1935 it was abolished and the area absorbed by the neighbouring civil parish of Wilberfoss.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Newton upon Derwent.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Newton-upon-Derwent. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Wilberfoss provides a list of useful resources for the local area.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on Newton-upon-Derwent.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time also provides links to three maps of the East Riding, produced by the United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, illustrating the boundaries between the civil parishes and the rural districts at various dates. These maps all blow up to a scale that will illustrate small villages and large farms or estates.


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