North Dissington, Northumberland
Dissington, North, a township in Newburn parish, Northumberland, on the river Pont, 10 miles and 8 NW by W of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Post town, Newcastle-on-Tyne; money order and telegraph office, Ponteland. Acreage, 1131; population, 85. The Delavels had a seat here; the Collingwoods have Dissington Hall, and Admirals Sir Ralph Delavel and Lord Collingswood were natives.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for North Dissington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Dissington, North)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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