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Black Carts and Ryehill, Northumberland

Historical Description

Black-Carts and Ryehill form a township in the parish of Simonburn, Northumberland, near the Roman Wall, 8½ miles NW of Hexham, and 3 from Chollerford station on the North British railway. Humshaugh is the post, money order, and telegraph office. Acreage, 29; population, 22.

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 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Black Carts and Ryehill 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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