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Slaley, Northumberland

Historical Description

Slaley, a parish, with a village, in Northumberland, 5 miles from Hexham railway station. It has a post office under Hexham; money order and telegraph office, Hexham. Acreage, 7518; population, 417. There is a parish council consisting of six members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; gross value, £88 with residence. The church was built in 1832, is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, and tower.

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 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE47
Post TownHexham