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Milburn and Milburn Grange, Northumberland

Historical Description

Milburn and Milburn Grange, two townships in Ponteland parish, Northumberland, on the river Font, 10½ miles NW of Newcastle-npon-Tyne. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Ponteland. Acreage, 1242 and 618 respectively; population, 71 and 21. The manor was given by Simon de Diveliston to Hexham Priory, went at the dissolution to the Horsleys, and with Milburn Hall belongs now to the Bates family. Limestone and coal are found. At Milburn there is a chapel of ease to Ponteland, erected in 1868.

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 parishPonteland 
Civil parishKirkby Thore 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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