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Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council


Berwick Town Council in Northumberland serves Berwick on the north side of the River Tweed and Tweedmouth and Spittal to the south of the river. The town boundaries extend up to the border between England and Scotland. Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council was created on 3rd March 2008 and has 16 voluntary Councillors who represent 7 wards.[1] The population of the town was 12,043 at the time of the 2011 Census.

In the past the ancient Parish of Tweedmouth (in which Spittal was a township) was part of Islandshire, belonging to the County Palatine of Durham, under the control of the Bishop of Durham. It was effectively an enclave of County Durham until 1835, when it became part of Northumberland. The ancient Parish of Berwick-upon-Tweed was also recognised as a borough and a market-town. Berwick was also a county in its own right - known as Berwickshire. Berwick was not included in Northumberland for Parliamentary purposes until 1885 (not to be confused with modern Berwickshire, which is exclusively in Scotland).

Civil Parishes in Northumberland Berwick upon Tweed Tweedmouth Parish, 1848 Tweedmouth Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 1848 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Berwick upon Tweed Spittal
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Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council
- "....Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council was created on 3rd March 2008 and has 16 voluntary Councillors who represent 7 wards covering Berwick, Tweedmouth and Spittal, which have a combined population of about ...

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Berwick upon Tweed
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Berwick upon Tweed
- Overview About History Map Street View The northernmost town in England, on the East coast at the mouth of the River Tweed. Early history In the post-Roman period, the area ...
Tweedmouth
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Tweedmouth
- Overview About Tweedmouth History Map Street View Tweedmouth is part of the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, located on the south bank of the River Tweed, near the mouth of the river. ...
Spittal
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Spittal
- Overview About Spittal Map Street View SPITTLE, or Spittal, a considerable fishing and sea-bathing village, in the parish of Tweedmouth, union of Berwick-upon-Tweed, in Islandshire, N. division of Northumberland, 1 ...
Historic Buildings and Monuments in Berwick upon Tweed
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Historic Buildings and Monuments in Berwick upon Tweed
- Listed buildings and scheduled monuments in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, from the the National Heritage List for England[1]. Use the Search (below) if looking for a specific building / monument. ...
Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 1848
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Berwick-Upon-Tweed, 1848
- BERWICK-UPON-TWEED (Holy Trinity), a port, borough, market-town, parish, and county of itself, and the head of a union, 64 miles (N. by W.) from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and 334 (N. by W.) ...
Tweedmouth Parish, 1848
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Tweedmouth Parish, 1848
- TWEEDMOUTH (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Islandshire, N. division of Northumberland; adjoining Berwick, and containing, with the townships of Ord and Spittle, 5,202 inhabitants, of whom ...

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