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Bywell St Andrew, Northumberland

Historical Description

Bywell-St-Andrew, a township and a parish in Northumberland. The township includes part of Bywell village. The parish includes also the townships of Stocksfield Hall,. Riding, Bearl, Styford, and Broomhaugh, lies along the river Tyne and the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, and contains the railway stations of Stocksfield and Riding Mill, and the post offices of Stocksfield and Riding Mill. Acreage of the civil parish of Bywell, 1598 of land and 48 of watery population, 203; of the ecclesiastical parish, with Riding Mills, 673. The Beaumont family are lords of the manor and sole landowners. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; net value, £120 with residence. The church has a lofty western tower, and was restored it 1858 and enlarged in 1870

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBywell St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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