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Sugley, Northumberland

Historical Description

Sugley, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Newburn parish, Northumberland. The township lies on the river Tyne, 4 miles W of Newcastle, with a station at Lemington, and 1 mile from Scotswood station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Lemington. It comprises the villages of Lemington, Low Lemington, Sugleyfield, Bell's Close, and part of Scotswood, Denton, and Denton Burn. Acreage, 60 of land and 6 of water; population, 233. The ecclesiastical parish was formed out of Newburn parish in 1887, and includes the townships of Sugley, East and West Denton, and part of the township of Newburn Hall. Population, 2994. The Tyne Ironworks are in this township. There are also collieries, a paper mill, and brick making is carried on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle-on-Tyne; gross value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop. The church consists of chancel and nave. There are a Roman Catholic church and a Wesleyan chapel at Bell's Close.

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 parishNewburn 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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