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Sharperton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Sharperton, a township in Alwinton parish, Northumberland, on the river Coquet, 6½ miles NW by W of Rothbury station on the North British railway. It has a post office under Rothbury; money order office, Harbottle; telegraph office, Alwinton. Acreage, 966; population, 62.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishAllenton 
Poor Law unionRothbury 
WardCoquetdale 

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.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE65
Post TownMorpeth