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Little Houghton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Houghton, Little, a township in Long Houghton parish, Northumberland, 1 mile NW of Long Houghton. It contains the hamlet of Little Mill, which has a station on the main line of the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Lesbury; telegraph office, Ainmouth. Acreage, 823; population, 121. There are extensive lime works.

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 parishLong Houghton 
Poor Law unionAlnwick 

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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