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Shoreswood Township, 1848

SHORESWOOD, a township, in the parish of Norham, union of Berwick-upon-Tweed, N. division of Northumberland, 6½ miles (S.W. by S.) from Berwick; containing 315 inhabitants, chiefly employed in the adjacent coal-mines. The township has a straggling village situated on the road between West Allerton and Norham; and belongs to the Dean and Chapter of Durham, whose tithes here have been commuted for a rentcharge of £162.

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.

Shoreswood Civil Parish Norham Parish, 1848 Shoreswood
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- Overview Map Street View Shoreswood is a hamlet in Northumberland, near the Scottish boarder, located about 5 miles south-west of Berwick-uopn-Tweed and 3 miles east of Norham. There was a …


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