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Hawkwell, Northumberland

Historical Description

Hawkwell, a hamlet and a township in Stamfordham parish, Northumberland, on the river Pont, over which a bridge has been built connecting this place with Stamfordham, 11 miles NE of Hexham. Post town, Newcastle; money order and telegraph office, Stamfordham. Acreage, 592; population, 128.

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 parishStamfordham 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hawkwell from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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