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Swinhoe, Northumberland

Historical Description

Swinhoe, a township in Beadnell ecclesiastical parish, Bamburgh parish, Northumberland, 2 miles from Chathill station on the N.E.R., and 7 ESE of Belford. It has a post office under Chathill (R.S.O.); money order office, Beadnell; telegraph office, Chathill. Acreage, 1574 of land and 55 of water and foreshore; population, 126. The Duke of Northumberland is lord of the manor.

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

We have transcribed the entry for Swinhoe from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Online maps of Swinhoe are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers related to Northumberland online:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE67
Post TownChathill