Place:East Newton and Laysthorp, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameEast Newton and Laysthorp
Alt namesEast Newton and Leysthorpesource: GENUKI
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.2°N 1.0167°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoHelmsley Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

From John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-1872

"NEWTON (East) and LAYSTHORP, a township in Stonegrave parish, [North Riding of] Yorkshire; on the river Rye, 3½ miles S E by S of Helmsley. Acres, 902. Real property, £1,204. Pop., 84. Houses, 16." (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time)

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, East Newton and Laysthorp was part of Helmsley Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Stonegrave in the Rydale Wapentake.

Research Tips

  • Co-ordinates are only approximate because East Newton was not found on Google Earth and Laysthorp only existed as Leysthorp Lane.
  • GENUKI on East Newton and Laysthorp.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time on East Newton and Laysthorp.