Place:Newbiggin near Aysgarth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameNewbiggin near Aysgarth
Alt namesNewbigginsource: local name
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.269°N 2.004°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoAysgarth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
Hang West Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There are three Newbiggins in Northumberland, one in County Durham, three in Westmorland and one in the North Riding of Yorkshire. All have been renamed to indicate their location.

NOTE: There is also a hamlet called Newbiggin in High Abbotside, about 7 miles away from the village described here.

the following paragraph is taken from a longer article in Wikipedia

Newbiggin is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, in the Yorkshire Dales very near Thoralby and tourist attraction Aysgarth. The civil parish lies 50 miles north-west of Leeds, the closest city, and is on the outskirts of Yorkshire Dales National Park, a popular tourist attraction in the area.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Newbiggin was in the Aysgarth Rural District of the North Riding of Yorkshire from 1894. Historically it was in the ecclesiastical parish of Aysgarth in the wapentake of Hang West.

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