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Earle or Yearle, Northumberland

Historical Description

Earle or Yearle, a township in Wooler parish, Northumberland, 1 mile SW of Wooler. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Wooler. Acreage, 1235; population, 76. Earle House was the seat of the Biddlestones, and passed to the Selbys. The Earl of Tankerville is lord of the manor.

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 parishDoddington 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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