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Pauperhaugh, Northumberland

Historical Description

Pauperhaugh, a hamlet in Rothbury parish, Northumberland, on the river Coquet, 1 mile SE of Rothbury. It was amalgamated with Raw township in 1889 under the Divided Parishes Act, 45 and 46 Vie., c. 58. There is a bridge of five arches over the Coquet, and a post office under Morpeth; money order and telegraph office, Rothbury.

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 parishRothbury 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

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

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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