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Ulgham, Northumberland

Historical Description

Ulgham, a united township and an ecclesiastical parish in Northumberland, 1½ mile S of Widdrington railway station, and 5 miles NNE of Morpeth. There is a post office under Morpeth; money order and telegraph office, Longhirst. Acreage of the township, 3742; population, 695. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor belongs to the baronet family of Joicey. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted ia 1875. There is a small colliery at the villages of Stobswood and Ulgham Grange, but the latter is not worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Newcastle-on-Tyne; net value, £226 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Carlisle. The church is in the Norman style, and consists of chancel, nave, N aisle and vestry, S porch, and a western 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 unionMorpeth 

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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 districtNE61
Post TownMorpeth