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Beadnell, Northumberland

Historical Description

Beadnell, a village, a township, and a parish in Northumberland. The village stands on the coast, 4 miles ENE of Chathill railway station, and 5½ SE of Bambrough, and has a post office under Chathill, and a small harbour. Acreage, 793; population of the civil parish, 312; of the ecclesiastical, 526. The parish also includes the townships of Swin-hoe and Tughall. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; net value, £145 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Bambrough. The church is a handsome Gothic edifice.

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 parishBambrough 
Poor Law unionBelford 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Beadnell 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 districtNE67
Post TownChathill