Newland  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newland like this:

NEWLAND-CUM-WOODHOUSE-MOOR, an extra-parochial tract in Wakefield district, W. R. Yorkshire; 3 miles N E of Wakefield. Pop., 78. Houses, 8. Apreceptory of the Knights-Templars was founded here in the time of King John.

Newland through time

Newland is now part of Wakefield district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wakefield has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newland itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newland, in Wakefield and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd May 2022

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