English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

West Newton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Aldbrough

Historical Forms

  • Niuuetun, Niuuetone, Neutone 1086 DB
  • Newton c.1265 KF
  • Neuton Con(e)stable, Newton Con(e)stable 1285 KI 1290 YI 1395 Dugd
  • West Newton 1512 FF


v. East Newton supra 60. 'Constable' from the family of Constable who held Newton as well as Burton Constable infra (cf. 1290 etc. YI).