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West Shafto


SHAFTO, WEST, a township, in the parish of Hartburn, union of Castle ward, N.E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 12½ miles (W. by S.) from Morpeth; containing 31 inhabitants. This place, which was formerly the seat of the Aynsley family, is situated on a dry knoll, a little to the south of Shafto Crag. A colliery here abounds with the fossil called by the pitmen salmon.

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.

Northumberland East Shafto Capheaton Civil Parish Hartburn Parish, 1848
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- SHAFTO, EAST, a township, in the parish of Hartburn, union of Castle ward, N. E. division of Tindale ward, S. division of Northumberland, 11¾ miles (W.S.W.) from Morpeth; containing 38 ...

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