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Newtown (Chillingham), Northumberland

Historical Description

Newtown, a hamlet and a township in Chillingham parish, Northumberland, 4¼ miles ESE of Wooler. Post town, Alnwick; money order and telegraph office, Chatton. Acreage of township, 1132, of which 10 are water; population, 75. A curious old pillar, called Hurlstone, is here.

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 parishChillingham 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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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