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Shoreston or Shoston, Northumberland

Historical Description

Shoreston or Shoston, a township in Bamborough parish, Northumberland, on the coast, 7 miles ESE of Belford, and 4 from Lucker station on the North British railway. Post town, Chathill (R.S.O.); money order office,. North Sunderland; telegraph office, Sea House. Acreage, 687, and 70 of foreshore; population, 95.

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 parishBambrough 
Poor Law unionBelford 

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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