Wellhaugh, a township in Falstone parish, Northumberland, 9 miles WNW of Bellingham, and I mile from Falstone station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Falstone (R.8.0.) The township comprises the hamlets of Ridge End, Stannersburn, and Yarrow. Acreage, 33,576 of land and 229 of water; population, 250. The Duke of Northumberland is lord of the manor. The moors abound in game, and there are several shooting boxes in the neighbourhood. A handsome bridge over the North Tyne connects this township with Falstone.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Bellingham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Wellhaugh from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Well-Haugh)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.
Online maps of Wellhaugh are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers related to Northumberland online: