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Chollerton Parish, 1848


CHOLLERTON (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Hexham, N.E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland; containing, with the chapelry of Birtley, and the townships of Barrasford, Colwell with Swinburn, and Gunnerton with Chipchase, 1,129 inhabitants, of whom 155 are in the township of Chollerton, 6 miles (N.) from Hexham. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 14. 4½.; net income, £361; patron and incumbent, the Rev. C. Bird; impropriators, the Mercers' Company and others. The great tithes of the township of Chollerton have been commuted for £233, and the small for £76; the vicar has a glebe of 7 acres. The church contains an east window of stained glass. At Birtley is a separate incumbency. About a mile from the village of Chollerton was the line of the walls and fosse erected by the Romans and South Britons, at various times, to protect themselves from the incursions of the Picts.

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.

Chollerton Civil Parish Barrasford Township, 1848 Tone (Chollerton Parish) Chipchase with Gunnerton, 1848 Swinburne with Colwell (Township), 1848 Little Swinburne with Whiteside-Law (Township), 1848 Birtley Township (Northumberland), 1848 Parishes and Townships - 1848
Tone (Chollerton Parish)
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Tone (Chollerton Parish)
- TONE, a hamlet, in the township of Colwell with Swinburn, parish of Chollerton, union of Hexham, N. E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 10 miles (N.) from ...
Barrasford Township, 1848
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Barrasford Township, 1848
- BARRASFORD, a township, in the parish of Chollerton, union of Hexham, N. E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 7 miles (N. by W.) from Hexham; containing 209 ...
Swinburne with Colwell (Township), 1848
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Swinburne with Colwell (Township), 1848
- SWINBURN, with Colwell, a township, in the parish of Chollerton, union of Hexham, N.E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 7 miles (N.) from Hexham; containing 393 inhabitants. ...
Birtley Township (Northumberland), 1848
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Birtley Township (Northumberland), 1848
- BIRTLEY, a parochial chapelry, in the union of Bellingham, N.E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 5 miles (S.E. by S.) from Bellingham; containing, with the township of ...

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