Selbys Forest, Northumberland
Selbys Forest, a township in Kirknewton parish, Northumberland, 5 miles SW of Wooler. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Wooler. Acreage, 11,485 of land and 13 of water; population, 38. The Earl of Tankerville is lord of the manor. The surface is a region of moors and mountains, and includes the central Cheviot.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Selbys Forest from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Selby's-Forest)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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