Barrasford, a township in Chollerton parish, Northumberland, on the North Tyne river, and on the Border Counties railway, 7¼ miles NNW of Hexham. It has a station on the North British Railway, and has a post and money order office, R.S.O. (Northumberland). The right of a weekly market for il was obtained by Robert de Umfraville from Edward I., but has long been in abeyance.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Barrasford from the following:
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Online maps of Barrasford 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)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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