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.

Tone (Chollerton Parish)
  Co-Curate Page
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 ...
Historical Account of Barrasford, 1848
  Co-Curate Page
Historical Account of Barrasford, 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
  Co-Curate Page
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. ...

Comments

Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.

ABOUT US

Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

LATEST SHARED RESOURCES