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Long Framlington, Northumberland

Historical Description

Long Framlington, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Northumberland. The township lies on the river Coquet, 5½ miles ESE of Rothbury, and 6½ WSW of Acklington railway station, and has a post office under Mor-peth; money order and telegraph office, Felton. It has a fair for sheep and cattle on the second Tuesday of July, The township includes also the hamlet of Low Framlington. Acreage, 5102; population, 450; of the ecclesiastical parish, including Brinkbura, 610. Coal, limestone, and freestone are plentiful, and are worked. The living is a vicarage, annexed to that of Felton, in the diocese of Newcastle; joint gross yearly value, £240 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. There has been a Presbyterian congregation since 1640. The present Presbyterian church was erected in 1854.

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


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Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

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