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Wooperton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Wooperton, a township in Eglingham parish, Northumberland, 6½ miles SE by S of Wooler, with a station on the N.E.R. It has a post office at the railway station; money order and telegraph office, Glanton. Acreage, 930; population, 75. The Earl of Tankerville is lord of the manor.

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 parishEgungham 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE66
Post TownAlnwick