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Unthank, Northumberland

Historical Description

Unthank, a township in Ainham parish, Northumberland, 6½ miles NNW of Rothbury, and 5½ from Whittingham station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Whittingham; telegraph office, Glanton. Acreage, 177; population, 8. The Earl of Ravensworth is sole landowner.

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 parishAlnham 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Unthank from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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