Riding, a township in. Bywell St Andrew parish, Northumberland, on Watling Street, the river Tyne, and the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, at Riding Mill station, 5½ miles ESE of Hexham. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office, of the name of Riding Mill (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1036; population, 240. The manor belongs to the Beaumont family.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Civil parish||Bywell St Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Hexham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Riding from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Riding)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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