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Powburn, Northumberland

Historical Description

Powburn, a hamlet in Whittingham parish, Northumberland, a quarter of a mile from Hedgeley station on the N.E.R., at the influx of a brook of its own name into the river Breamish, 8½ miles WNW of Alnwick. Post town, Alnwick; money order and telegraph office, Glanton.

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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers related to Northumberland online:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE66
Post TownAlnwick