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Morpeth Castle, Northumberland

Historical Description

Morpeth Castle, a township in Morpeth parish, Northumberland, within Morpeth parliamentary borough. It contains the site of Morpeth Castle and the hamlets of Catch-burn, Parkhouse, and Stobhill. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Morpeth. Acreage, 1509 and 13 of water; population, 255. The Earl of Carlisle is lord of the manor.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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