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Shipley, Northumberland

Historical Description

Shipley, a township in Eglingham parish, Northumberland, 4½ miles NW of Alnwick station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Alnwick. Acreage, 2037; population, 59. The land belongs to the Duke of Northumberland.

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 parishEglingham 
Poor Law unionAlnwick 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Shipley from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Shipley are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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