Allandale Town (Allendale) Northumberland Universal British Directory 1791

Allandale is thirty miles west of Newcastle, ten west of Hexham, and twelve east from Aldstone. – No carriages come directly to this place: Thomas Nevin and Francis Shuld are carriers to and from Newcastle; the rate is 3d. per stone. – The following are its principal inhabitants:


Walton Rev. Mr. Curate


Hutchinson –, Surgeon

Stephenson –, Surgeon


Carr Thomas, Dyer

Dawson Jacob, Victualler

Forster Miss, Milliner and Haberdasher

Green John, (F.) Merchant

Hutchinson Hugh, Grocer, &c.

Robinson Jacob, Grocer

Simpson George, Grocer

Spotswood Mary, Grocer

Wigham William, (F.) Grocer

Wilson Joseph, Victualler

Whitfield Thomas, (F.) Victualler

Ridley-hall, the seat of John Lowes, Esq. is six miles north. – Whitfield-hall, the seat of Mrs Orde, five miles north-west.

Source: Universal British Directory 1791