UK Genealogy Archives logo

Fotherley, High

FOTHERLEY, HIGH, a township, in the parish of Bywell St. Peter, union of Hexham, E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 3 miles (S. S. W.) from Bywell; containing 106 inhabitants. It is west of the road from Allensford to Broomhaugh, and on the borders of the bleak and barren wastes that stretch westward along the southern boundary of the county.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.