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Haggerston, Northumberland

Historical Description

Haggerston, a village in Ancroft parish, Northumberland, 6½ miles SE of Berwick-on-Tweed. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Beal. Haggerston Castle belonged formerly to the Haggerstons, belongs now to the Leylands, and includes an old fortified tower, in which Edward II. received the homage of the Earl of Lancaster.

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 parishAncroft 
Poor Law unionBerwick-upon-Tweed 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Haggerston from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Haggerston 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