[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"NEWTON UPON OUSE, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer; 7 miles S. of Easingwold. Here is a handsome church (see Churches
for photograph); the living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of Mrs. Earle, incumbent the Rev. John Gatenby. Here are also two chapels, viz. Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists. Pop. 495."
"BENINGBROUGH, in the parish of Newton upon Ouse, and wapentake of Bulmer; 1.74 miles SSE. of Newton upon Ouse, 8 miles NW. of York. Here is Beningbrough Hall, the seat of Mrs. Margaret Earle, of the ancient family of the Bouchiers, who came into England with William the Conqueror. Pop. 99."
"LINTON ON OUSE, in the parish of Newton upon Ouse, and wapentake of Bulmer; 1 mile WNW. of Newton upon Ouse, 7 miles S. of Easingwold. Here is a Roman Catholic chapel, and a school with a small endowment. Population, 268."
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]