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Goswick, Northumberland

Historical Description

Goswick, a township in Holy Island parish, Northumberland, at the entrance to the fordable sands between the-mainland and Holy Island, 6½ miles SE of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Post town, money order, and telegraph office, Beal. The nearest railway station is Windmill Hill on the N.E.R., three-fourths of a mile distant.

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 parishHoly Island 
Poor Law unionBerwick 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Goswick from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Online maps of Goswick are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers related to Northumberland online:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtTD15
Post TownBerwick-Upon-Tweed