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Old Moor, Northumberland

Historical Description

Old Moor, a township in Bothal parish, Northumberland, 3¼ miles NE of Morpeth, and three-quarters of a mile from Longhirst station on the N.E.R. Post town and telegraph office, Morpeth; money order office, Pegswood Colliery. Acreage, 957; population, 72.

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 parishBothal 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Old Moor from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Old Moor are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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