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Hazlerigg, Northumberland

Historical Description

Hazlerigg, a colliery village in Rillingworth ecclesiastical and Longbenton civil parish, Northumberland, on the river Tyne, 4 miles E of Newcastle, 1 mile from Rillingworth station on the N.E.R., and 274 miles from London. Post town, Dudley; money order office, Burradon, telegraph office, Seaton Burn.

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 parishChatton 
Poor Law unionGlendale 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hazlerigg from the following:

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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DistrictNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyNewcastle upon Tyne
RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE13
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne