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Netherwitton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Netherwitton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Northumberland, 3 miles from Ewesley, 6½ from Meldon, and 8 from Scots Gap station on the North British railway. There is a post office under Morpeth; money order and telegraph office, Hartburn. Acreage of the township, 3930; population, 173; of the ecclesiastical parish, 345. There is a woollen factory. Netherwitton Ham is the seat of the Trevelyan family, who are lords of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; net value, £142 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Hartburn. The church is in the Early English style, and was enlarged in 1886. The chancel was restored and re-roofed, and a new organ erected, in 1881.

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE61
Post TownMorpeth