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Thockrington, Northumberland

Historical Description

Thockrington, a township and a parish in Northumberland, 4½ miles NNE of Barrasford station on the North British railway, and 10 N by E of Hexham. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Wark. Acreage, 2451; population of township, 35; of the ecclesiastical parish, 127. The living is united to the vicarage of Kirkheaton. The church is in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, and turret.

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 unionBellingham 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE48
Post TownHexham