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Choppington, Northumberland

Historical Description

Choppington, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Bedlington parish, Northumberland. The village lies on the river Wansbeck, and on the Morpeth and Tynemouth section of the N.E.R., 3½ miles ESE of Morpeth, and has a station on the railway and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) The parish was constituted in 1863. Population, 4117. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; value, £300, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Newcastle. The church was built in 1864 at a cost of £1950. There are Conservative and Liberal Clubs and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishBedlington 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE62
Post TownChoppington