Plessey, a ville in Stannington parish, Northumberland, on the river Blyth, with a station on the N.E.R. 5 miles SSE of Morpeth. It figures in many ancient deeds and records. Plessey Hall was formerly the seat of the Plessey family, but is now a farmhouse; and Plessey Mill was connected with St Bartholomew's Monastery in Newcastle.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Plessey from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Plessey, with Shotton)
Land and Property
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Newspapers and Periodicals
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