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Ingram, Northumberland

Historical Description

Ingram, a township and a parish in Northumberland. The township lies on the river Breamish, 4¼ miles NW of Whittingham, and 3 from Hedgeley station on the N.E.R., and bears the name of Ingram-with-Linhope, Greensidehill, and Hartside. Acreage of township, 7162, of which 67 are water; population, 82. The parish contains also the townships of Reaveley, Fawdon, and Clinch, and its post town and money order and telegraph office is Glanton. Population of ecclesiastical parish, 177. Much of the land is moor and mountain. Traces of an ancient British town are at Lin-hope, and many camps and foundations of habitations are on Ingram Hill or Brough Law. The foundation of a Roman bridge on the Breamish, near the church, was discovered in 1859, in consequence of a change in the course of the river. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Newcastle-on-Tyne; net value, £367 with residence. The church is ancient, comprises only part of the original edifice, was restored and partly rebuilt in 1879, and has a tower.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Ecclesiastical parishIngram St. Michael 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE66
Post TownAlnwick