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Great and Little Whittington, Northumberland

Historical Description

Whittington, Great and Little, two townships in Corbridge parish, Northumberland, 7 and 6½ miles NE of Hexham, and from 4 to 5½ from Corbridge station on the N.E.R. There is a post office of the name of Whittington under Corbridge (R.S.O.); money order office, Matfen; telegraph office, Stamfordham. Acreage, 1494 and 362; population, 221 and 14. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Great Whittington.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Great and Little Whittington 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: