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Grindon, Northumberland

Historical Description

Grindon, a township in Norham parish, Northumberland, 7 miles SW of Berwick-upon-Tweed, and about 2 from Nor-ham station on the N.E.R. Post town, money order, and telegraph office, Norham. Acreage, 1493; population, 109. A battle was fought on Grindon Hill, in 1558, between the Percys and Scots.

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 parishNorham 
Poor Law unionBerwick 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Grindon from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Grindon 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