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Cheeseburn Grange, Northumberland

Historical Description

Cheeseburn Grange, a township in Stamfordham parish, Northumberland, near the Roman wall, 9½ miles WNW of Newcastle, and 6 from Wylam railway station. Post town, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; money order and telegraph office, Stamfordham. Acreage, 819; population, 86. Cheesebum Grange Hall, the residence of the Riddell family, has a Roman Catholic chapel adjoining it, dedicated to St Francis Xavier, which contains a fine painting representing the 'l Descent from the Cross."

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 parishStamfordham 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cheeseburn Grange 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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