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Elishaw, Northumberland

Historical Description

Elishaw, a hamlet in Rochester Ward parish, Northumberland, on Watling Street and the river Reed, 7¼ miles NNE of Bellingham. It used to be much frequented by Gipsy rovers, and has some remains of an ancient hospital.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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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