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Willimoteswick, Northumberland

Historical Description

Willimoteswick, a hamlet in Ridley township, Northumberland, containing a ruined castle of the Ridleys. It stands on the South Tyne river, 4 miles E of Haltwhistle, and about a mile from Bardon Mill station on the N.E.R., and was the birthplace of the martyr Bishop Ridley. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bardon Mill, under Carlisle.

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: