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Plashetts, Northumberland

Historical Description

Plashetts, a township in Falstone parish, Northumberland, with a station on the Border Counties railway, adjacent to the North Tyne river, 13½ miles NW of Bellingham. The township lies around the station and bears the name of Plashetts and Tynehead, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) Acreage, 29,230; population, 340. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Most of the surface is moor and mountain, and coal is largely worked. There is a Free Methodist chapel.

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 parishFalstone 
Poor Law unionBellingham 

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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