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West Acombe, Northumberland

Historical Description

Acombe, West, a township in St John Lee parish, Northumberland, on the Tyne, 2 miles NNW of Hexham station on the N.E.R. It has a post office under Hexham, and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels. Acreage, 2837 of land and 60 of water; population, 900.

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 unionHexham 

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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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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