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Detchant, Northumberland

Historical Description

Detchant, a township in Belford parish, Northumberland, 2 miles NNW of Belford station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Belford. Acreage, 2178; population, 96.

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 parishBelford 
Poor Law unionBelford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Detchant 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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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE70
Post TownBelford