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Brenkley, Northumberland

Historical Description

Brenkley, a township in Dinnington parish, Northumberland, 2 miles from Cramlington station on the N.E.R., and 7½ N by W of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which is the post town. Acreage, 925; population, 36.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishPonteland 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 
WardCastle 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyNewcastle upon Tyne
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE13
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne