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Kilham, Northumberland

Historical Description

Kilham, a township and a village in Kirk Newton parish, Northumberland, 7½ miles NW by W of Wooler, and 2 from Mindrum station on the N.E.R. The township includes the hamlet of Thornington. Post town, Cornhill; money order and telegraph office, Yetholm. Acreage, 2870; population, 143. The manor belongs to the Earl of Tankerville. The KUham Hills are an offshoot of the Cheviots.

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtTD12