Keys to the Past

Newham village (Ellingham)

A settlement is known at Newham from the 13th century. A series of medieval and post-medieval documents record the number of taxpayers and tenants, for example, and give us an idea of the population. The village was once a larger settlement than it is today and the earthwork] remains of former buildings can be seen at the east end.

Reference number:N4972
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ellingham


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