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Chirdon, Northumberland

Historical Description

Chirdon, a township in Greystead parish, Northumberland, on a burn of its own name, an affluent of the North Tyne, 5A- miles W by S of Bellingham, and 1 mile from Tarset station on the North British railway. Area, 6516 acres of land and 52 of water; population, 67.

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 parishGaystead 
Poor Law unionBellingham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chirdon 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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