Newton upon Ouse, Yorkshire Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Newton upon Ouse All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the county of Yorkshire. Other places in the parish include: Benningborough, Benningbrough, Linton upon Ouse, Linton on Ouse, and Bennington.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newton upon Ouse like this:
NEWTON-UPON-OUSE, a village and a township in Easingwold district, and a parish partly also in York district, E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Ouse, 3 miles N N W of Shipton r. station, and 9 N W of York; and has a post-office under York. The township comprises 1, 490 acres. Real property, £4, 263. Pop., 590. Houses, 126. The parish contains also the townships of Linton-upon-Ouse and Benningborough. Acres 4, 590. Real property, £6, 782. Pop., 931. Houses, 193. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Hon. P. Dawnay. There are Extensive brick-kilns. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £400.* Patron, the Hon. P. Dawnay. The church is modern; has an old tower, with lofty spire; and contains several interesting brasses and effigies. There are a Wesleyan chapel, two Church schools, an endowed school with £25 a year, and charities £19.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Church records[edit | edit source]
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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Census records[edit | edit source]
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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
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Web sites[edit | edit source]
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