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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 which 11,630 consist of moors and mountains, including the Cheviot height, from which the celebrated range of hills so called derives its name, and on the summit of which is a large lake, occasionally frozen in the summer.

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 Kirknewton Parish, 1848


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