Place:Newsham (near Malton), North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameNewsham (near Malton)
Coordinates54.1789°N 0.8569°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoMalton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the civil 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

Newsham is not included in Wikipedia. Co-ordinates are those for Newsham Bridge from Google Earth. GENUKI lists it as being in the township of Butterwick-cum-Newsam as well as being 1-3/4 miles north-northeast of Appleton-le-Street. This approximates with the location of Newsham Bridge.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Newsham was located in Malton Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Appleton le Street in the Rydale Wapentake.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Appleton le Street.
  • Not found in A Vision of Britain through Time
  • The FamilySearch wiki on the ecclesiastical parish of Appleton le Street provides a list of useful resources.