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Shawdon, Northumberland

Historical Description

Shawdon, a township in Whittingham parish, Northumberland, 7 miles W of Alnwick, and 1 mile from Whittingham station on the N.E.R. Post town, Alnwick; money order and telegraph office, Glanton. Acreage, 1233; population, 108. Shawdon Hall was built in 1788 by the Hargreaves.

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 parishWhittingham 
Poor Law unionAlnwick 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Shawdon from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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