Newby, Hambleton

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Newby is located in North Yorkshire
 Newby shown within North Yorkshire
Population 214 
OS grid reference NZ507122
Civil parish Newby
District Hambleton
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district TS8
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Coordinates: 54°30′12″N 1°13′05″W / 54.50333°N 1.21799°W / 54.50333; -1.21799

Newby is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. Close to the border with the borough of Middlesbrough and 2 miles (3.2 km) from the centre of Middlesbrough. Newby is located 19 miles (31 km) from North York Moors, which became a National Park in 1952. According to the United Kingdom Census 2011 Newby had a total population of 214.[1]


Timescale showing population of Newby 1881–2011

In 1870 John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newby as:

"Newby, a township in Stokesley parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 2½ miles N of Stokesley. Acres, 1, 211. Real property, £1, 464. Pop., 129. Houses, 29. There is a Wesleyan chapel; and there was formerly a slightly-endowed school."[2]

Census data since 1881 can help to show how Newby has changed throughout the years. The main occupation for residents in 1881 was agriculture with 24 males and 1 female employed in that sector. Another main employment sector in 1881 was domestic services with 6 females working in that sector at the time.[3] In 1881 the population of Newby was 115 and the total number of houses was 29.[4][5] This has increased since 1881 with the total number of houses significantly increasing between 1931 and 1951 from 22 to 45.[6]

The population of Newby has fluctuated between 109 and 214 people between 1881 and 2011. The population of Newby in the 20th Century hit a peak of 183 in 1961.[7] The population of Newby in 2011 is 214 and covers a wide range of age groups.

Listed buildings[edit]

The Wesleyan Methodist Church in Newby was first built in 1826 and is a grade II Listed building, after it was listed on 4 August 1983.[8] This is not the only listed building in Newby, there are seven others. These include Antelope Lodge, Long Farm House, The Haven and Newby Grange. All of the Listed buildings within Newby are listed at a grade II level and were added to the British listed buildings catalogue in 1983.[9]


The village is on the B1365 and is 2 miles (3.2 km) from the A172. It is also served by the 83 route to Stokesley.[10] Nunthorpe railway station is the located 3 miles (4.8 km) east of the village, with frequent trains running along the Esk Valley Line.


  1. ^ "Newby (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Wilson, John (1870–72). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Edinburgh: A. Fullarton and Co. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "1881 Occupational Orders". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Number of households". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Total Population". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Number of households". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Population data of Newby". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "British Listed Buildings – Newby Methodist Church". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "British Listed Buildings – Newby". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Newby bus timetable". North Yorkshire Travel. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

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