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Barrasford, Northumberland

Historical Description

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.

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 parishChollerton 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE48
Post TownHexham