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Hurst, Northumberland

Historical Description

Hurst, a township in Woodhorn parish, Northumberland, 5½ miles ENE of Morpeth, and 2 from Newbiggin. Post town, Morpeth; money order and telegraph office, Ashington. Acreage, 402; population, 57. The township consists of High Hurst and Low Hurst. The Duke of Portland is lord of the manor of High Hurst.

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 parishWoodhorn 
Poor Law unionMorpeth 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hurst from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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