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Freeholders Quarter, Northumberland

Historical Description

Freeholders Quarter, a township in Long Horsley parish, Northumberland, 6½ miles NNW of Morpeth. Acreage, 899; population, 103. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Morpeth; Freeland, an ecclesiastical parish, formed in 1869 from the civil parish of Eynsham, Oxfordshire, 2— miles NW from Eynsham, and 2¼ SW from Handborough station on the G.W.R. Post town, Oxford; money order office, Eynsham; telegraph office, Handborough. Population, 160. , The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; net yearly value, abt £121. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style, and was erected in 1869. There is a small Wesleyan chapel. Freeland Lodge and St Mary's House are chief residences.

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 parishLong Horsley 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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Land and Property

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