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Riding, Northumberland

Historical Description

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.

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 parishBywell St Andrew 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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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