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Bitchfield, Northumberland

Historical Description

Bitchfield, a township in Stamfordham parish, Northumberland, near the river Blyth, 9 miles SW of Morpeth. Sir A. E. Middleton, Bart., is lord of the manor and sole landowner. Post town, Newcastle. Area, 739 acres; population, 19.

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 parishStamfordham 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bitchfield from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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