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Fenrother, Northumberland

Historical Description

Fenrother, a township in Hebburn parish, Northumberland, 4¼ miles NNW of Morpeth. Post town, Morpeth. Acreage, 1269; population, 40. The Duke of Portland is-lord of the manor and principal landowner. Fens, The Great. See BEDFORD LEVEL. Fen Stanton, a village and a parish in Huntingdonshire— The village stands near the river Ouse, on the border of Cambridgeshire, 2 miles S of St Ives, which is the nearest railway station, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office-under Sfc Ives. Acreage, 2584; population, 975. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £168 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Early English, Decorated, and Perpendicular styles. There are-Congregational and Calvinistic Baptist chapels. A town estate of 94 acres produces about £88, which is devoted to-the poor.

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 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtNE61
Post TownMorpeth