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Newbiggin (Blanchland), Northumberland

Historical Description

Newbiggin, a hamlet in Blanchland ecclesiastical parish, Northumberland, on the river Derwent, at the boundary with Durham, 9½ miles S by E of Hexham. Post town, Riding Mill (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Blanchland.

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 parishShotley 
Poor Law unionHexham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newbiggin (Blanchland) 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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