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Witton Shields, Northumberland

Historical Description

Witton Shields, a township in Long Horsley parish, Northumberland, 7 miles NW by W of Morpeth. Post town, Morpeth. Acreage, 571; population, 6.

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 parishLong Horsley 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 
WardMorpeth 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Witton Shields from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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