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Healey, Northumberland

Historical Description

Healey, a township and district chapelry in Bywell St Peter parish, Northumberland, 4 miles S of Riding Mill station on the N.E.R., and 7 SE of Hexham. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Riding Mill (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2389; population of township, 96; of the ecclesiastical district, 290. A small church, in the Norman style, was built in 1860. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle-on-Tyne; gross value,, £250 with residence.

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 parishBywell St Peter 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE44
Post TownRiding Mill