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South Charlton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Charlton, South, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish, taken out of the parishes of Alnwick and Ellingham, Northumberland, 4 miles SW of Christen Bank railway station, and 5 NNW of Alnwick, with a post office under Chathill (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Chathill. Acreage, 1885; population of the township, 121; of the ecclesiastical, 196. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle; net value, £180 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Northumberland. The church was built in 1862.

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 parishEllingham 
Poor Law unionAlnwick 

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.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE66
Post TownAlnwick