Dunston, a hamlet and a township in Embleton parish, Northumberland. The hamlet is situated. 2 miles SE of Embleton, 6½ NE of Alnwick, and 2 from Little Mill station on the N.E.R. Post town, Lesbury; money order office, Craster; telegraph office, Alnwick. Acreage of township, 1731; population, 244. Duns Scotus was born in this village about the year 1265.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Alnwick|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Dunston from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Dunston)
Land and Property
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