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Kirknewton Parish, 1848


NEWTON, KIRK (St. Gregory), a parish, in the union of Glendale, W. division of Glendale ward, N. division of the county of Northumberland, 5¼ miles (W. by N.) from Wooler; containing 1,726 inhabitants, of whom 83 are in the township of Kirk-Newton. The parish consists of the townships of Akeld, Couldsmouth with Thompson's-Walls, Coupland, Crookhouse, Greys-Forest, Heath-Pool, Howtell, Kilham, Kirk-Newton, Lanton, Milfield, West Newton, Paston, Selby's-Forest, and Yeavering. In Kirk-Newton township are 2,218 acres of land; the surface is mountainous, and mostly in sheep-walks: there are quarries of whinstone. The rivers Beaumont and Colledge join here, and become the Glen, running down the valley eastward. The living is a vicarage, endowed with a portion of the rectorial tithes, valued in the king's books at £8. 13. 4., and in the patronage of Miss Davidson; net income, £491; impropriators, Mr. James and others. The vicarial tithes of the township of Kirk-Newton have been commuted for £25, and there are eleven acres of glebe. The church, a neat structure with a campanile tower, was repewed in 1810.

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.

Kirknewton Civil Parish Milfield Yeavering Township, Historical Account, 1848 Couldsmouth with Thompson's Walls, Township, 1848 Akeld Township, 1848 Crookhouse Selby's-Forest Township, 1848 Kilham Township, 1848 Lanton Northumberland Parishes and Townships - 1848 Coupland Grey's Forest, 1848
Akeld Township, 1848
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Akeld Township, 1848
- AKELD, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Newton, union of Glendale, W. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 3 miles (N.W. by W.) from Wooler; containing 182 inhabitants. ...
Selby's-Forest Township, 1848
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Selby's-Forest Township, 1848
- SELBY'S-FOREST, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Newton, union, and W. division of the ward, of Glendale, N. division of Northumberland; containing 61 inhabitants. This district comprises 11,709 acres, of ...
Couldsmouth with Thompson's Walls, Township, 1848
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Couldsmouth with Thompson's Walls, Township, 1848
- COULDSMOUTH, with Thompson's-Walls, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Newton, union of Glendale, W. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 7½ miles (W. by N.) from Wooler; containing ...
Kilham Township, 1848
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Kilham Township, 1848
- KILHAM, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Newton, union, and W. division of the ward, of Glendale, N. division of Northumberland, 6 miles (S.S.E.) from Coldstream; containing 279 inhabitants. The ...
Lanton
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Lanton
- Overview Map Street View Lanton in Northumberland is a small settlement located by the River Glen about 4 miles north-west of Wooler and half a mile west of Coupland. The ...
Yeavering Township, Historical Account, 1848
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Yeavering Township, Historical Account, 1848
- YEAVERING, a township, in the parish of KirkNewton, union, and W. division of the ward, of Glendale, N. division of Northumberland, 4½ miles (W.N.W.) from Wooler; containing 68 inhabitants. It ...
Crookhouse
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Crookhouse
- CROOKHOUSE, a township, in the parish of KirkNewton, union of Glendale, W. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 7 miles (W.N.W.) from Wooler; containing 18 inhabitants. It is ...
Coupland
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Coupland
- Overview About Coupland Map Street View Coupland is a hamlet in Northumberland, located by the River Glen, about 4 miles north-west of Wooler and 4 miles south of Ford. There ...
Milfield
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Milfield
- Overview About Milfield Map Street View MILFIELD, a township, in the parish of KirkNewton, union of Glendale, W. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 5¾ miles (N.W.) from ...

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