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Swarland, Northumberland

Historical Description

Swarland, a village and a township in Felton parish, Northumberland, 8 miles S by W of Alnwick station on the N.E.R. Post town, Acklington; money order and telegraph office, Felton. Acreage, 2212; population, 132. An obelisk to the memory of Lord Nelson, erected by Sir W. Davison, stands in front of Swarland Hall.

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 parishFelton 
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 districtNE65
Post TownMorpeth