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.

Newton upon Derwent

Major Settlement in the Parish of Wilberfoss

Historical Forms

  • Niweton' 1190,1194 P
  • Neweton 1246 Ass
  • Neuton, Newton 13th Kirkham 1233 Ebor 1504 FF
  • Newton iuxta Derewent 13th Warter
  • Newton on Derwent, Newton super Derwent 1371 FF 1447 Test
  • Newton nere Darwent 1542 NCWills
  • Bridge Newton 1610 Speed


'New farmstead,' v. niwe , tun and Derwent supra 2.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement