Portgate, a township in St Oswald-in-Lee parish, Northumberland, 4½ miles NE of Hexham, and 3½ from Wall station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Corbridge. Acreage, 664; population, 57. Coal is worked.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Hexham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Portgate from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Portgate)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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