Abbeylands is a hamlet in Northumberland, located near the River Aln, about 1 mile north of Alnwick. Historically, Abbeylands was a township in the ancient Parish of Alnwick, with the township also including Broomhouse and Heckly, which are to the north of the settlement at Abbylands.
ABBEY-LANDS, a township, in the parish and union of Alnwick
, E. division of Coquetdale ward, N. division of Northumberland; containing 295 inhabitants.
Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.
ABBEY-LANDS, a township in Alnwick parish, Northumberland; 2 miles NW of Alnwick. It contains the hamlets of Broomhouse, Heckly, Heckly-Farm, Heckly-Grange, and Whitehouse; and it contained anciently an Abbey of canons. Pop., 288. Houses, 52.
John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1872.