Lucker, Northumberland

Historical Description

Lucker, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Bamburgh parish, Northumberland, on the N.E.R., 3 ½ miles SE by S of Belford. There is a station, with telegraph, on the railway, and a post office under Belford; money order and telegraph office, Belford. Acreage, including part of Warenford, 1602; population, 210. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1884, and comprises the townships of Adderstone, Monsen, Newham, Newstead, Ratchwood, Warenford, and Warenton. Population, 956. The manor belongs to the Duke of Northumberland. Lncker Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of New-castle-upon-Tyne; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Northumberland. The church is in the Norman style, and was erected in 1874.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

Ancient County Northumberland
Poor Law union Belford
Ward Bambrough

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Lucker from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Maps

Online maps of Lucker are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)