Keys to the Past

Newbrough shrunken medieval village (Newbrough and Fourstones)

The earliest record of a settlement at Newbrough was in the 13th century when it is mentioned in the Iter of Wark for 1279. At this time 12 jurors were listed. Some other historic documents show the village has increased in size and in the 1666 Hearth Tax 33 houses were recorded, although this may include houses at Thornton nearby.

Reference number:N7612
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Newbrough and Fourstones

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