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Welton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Welton, a township in Ovingham parish, Northumberland, near the Roman Wall, 3 miles from Prndhoe station on the N.E.R., and 9 ENE of Hexham. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Stocksfield (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1145 of land and 59 of water; population, 50. The reservoirs for the supply of water to Newcastle-on-Tyne are partly in this township.

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 parishOvingham 
Poor Law unionHexham 
WardTindale 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorthumberland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE18
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne