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The North Tyne, Northumberland

Historical Description

Tyne, The North, a river of Northumberland, rising in the debatable land at the boundary with Scotland, and running about 32 miles south-eastward, past Plashetts, Falstone, Bellingham, Wark, and Chollerton, to a confluence with the South Tyne, 1 mile WNW of Hexham. It receives many small tributaries above, and the Reed 2 miles below Bellingham, and is followed almost throughout its course by the Border Counties railway.

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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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