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Howtell, Northumberland

Historical Description

Howtell, a township in Kirk Newton parish, Northumberland, 9 miles WNW of Wooler, and 3 from Kirk Newton and Mindrum stations on the N.E.R Post town, Cornhill on Tweed; money order office, Milfield; telegraph office, Crook-ham. Acreage, 1145; population, 116. A fragment of an ancient peel tower is here, embodied in some farm buildings, There is a Presbyterian chapel.

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 parishKirk Newton 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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