Newsham  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newsham like this:

NEWSHAM, a village and a township in Kirby-Wiske parish, N. R. Yorkshire. The village stands on the river Swale, near the Northeastern railway, 4 miles W by N of Thirsk. The township bears the name of Newsham-with-Breckenbrough. Acres, 1,869. Real property, £2, 801. Pop., 184. Houses, 37. Dean Hickes, the antiquary, and author of the " The saurus, "was a native.

Newsham through time

Newsham is now part of Hambleton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hambleton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newsham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newsham, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th May 2022

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