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Broomhaugh, Northumberland

Historical Description

Broomhaugh, a township in Bywell-St-Andrew parish, Northumberland, on the river Tyne, adjacent to the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, 3½ miles ESE of Corbridge. Riding Mill (R.S.O.) is the post, money order, and telegraph office, also the railway station. Acreage, 830; population, 234. Broomhaugh was a Roman settlement. There is a chapel of ease and a Baptist chapel.

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 parishBywell St Andrew 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Broomhaugh 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 districtNE44
Post TownRiding Mill