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Lucker, Northumberland

Historical Description

Lucker, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Bamburgh parish, Northumberland, on the N.E.R., 3½ miles SE by S of Belford. There is a station, with telegraph, on the railway, and a post office under Belford; money order and telegraph office, Belford. Acreage, including part of Warenford, 1602; population, 210. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1884, and comprises the townships of Adderstone, Monsen, Newham, Newstead, Ratchwood, Warenford, and Warenton. Population, 956. The manor belongs to the Duke of Northumberland. Lncker Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of New-castle-upon-Tyne; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Northumberland. The church is in the Norman style, and was erected in 1874.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishBambrough 
Poor Law unionBelford 
WardBambrough 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE70
Post TownBelford