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Acton and Old Felton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Acton and Old Felton form a township in Felton parish, Northumberland, near the river Coquet, 2 miles from Felton, 2½ from Acklington railway station, and 7½ S of Alnwick. Acreage, 1528; population, 87. Acklington is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Felton. Acton House commands extensive views.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishFelton 
Poor Law unionAlnwick 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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