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Troughend, Northumberland

Historical Description

Troughend, a township in Elsdon parish, Northumberland, 6 miles NNE of Bellingham station on the North British railway, and 4½ from Elsdon. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Otterburn (R.S.O.) Acreage, 26,365 of land and 112 of water; population, 232. There is a colliery. 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 parishElsdon 
Poor Law unionBellingham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Troughend from the following:

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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