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Earsdon Forest, Northumberland

Historical Description

Earsdon Forest, a township in Hebburn parish, Northumberland, on the river Wansbeck, adjacent to the Wansbeck railway, 6 miles N of Morpeth. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Morpeth. Acreage, 762; population, 21. The Duke of Portland 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 parishHebburn 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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