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Cambo, Northumberland

Historical Description

Cambo, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish formed from that of Hartburn, in Northumberland. The township lies near an affluent of the river Wansbeck, 1 mile from Scot's Gap station, 11 miles SE by S of Otterburn, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) Acreage of township, 691; population, 70; of ecclesiastical parish, 479. The parish is much more extensive than the township, and was constituted in 1844. The lord of the manor is the chief landowner. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; net value, £208 with residence. Patron, Sir G. O. Trevelyan. The church is good. There are large freestone quarries, a reading-room, and a subscription library.

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 parishHartburn 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE61
Post TownMorpeth