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Stobswood, Northumberland

Historical Description

Stobswood, a village in Higham ecclesiastical parish, Northumberland, 1 mile from Widdrington station on the N.E.R. There is a small colliery, also a voluntary school, built in 1881, and enlarged in 1891. Post town, Morpeth; money order office, Longhirst; telegraph office, Widdrington railway station.

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 districtNE61
Post TownMorpeth