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Thornton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Thornton, a township in Norham parish, Northumberland, 4½ miles SW of Berwick-upon-Tweed town and railway station. Post town, Berwick; money order and telegraph office, Norham (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1375; population, 108.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishNorham 
Poor Law unionBerwick-upon-Tweed 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thornton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtTD15
Post TownBerwick-Upon-Tweed