Northumberland Family History Guide

Northumberland is bounded, North by Berwickshire in Scotland, East by the German Ocean, South by Durham, and West by Roxburgh in Scotland, and by Cumberland. It is 62 miles in length, and about 42 miles in breadth, and is divided into six Wards: Bamborough, Castle, Coquetdale, Glendale, Morpeth, and Tynedale. Rivers; the Tyne, the Blyth, the Wansbeck, the Coquet, the Alne, and the Tweed. It has 13 Market-Towns; is in the Province of York, in the Diocese of Durham, and in the Northern Circuit. It contains 1871 square miles, or 1,197,440 acres. Population, 250,278.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parishes in Northumberland

A

B

C

  • Cambo, Northumberland
  • Carham, Northumberland
  • Chatton, Northumberland
  • Chillingham, Northumberland
  • Chollerton, Northumberland
  • Corbridge, Northumberland
  • Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland
  • Corsenside, Northumberland
  • Cramlington, Northumberland
  • Cresswell, Northumberland

D

  • Dinnington, Northumberland
  • Doddington, Northumberland

E

F

G

  • Gosforth, Northumberland
  • Greenhead, Northumberland
  • Greystead, Northumberland

H

  • Haltwhistle, Northumberland
  • Hartburn, Northumberland
  • Haydon, Northumberland
  • Hebron, Northumberland
  • Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland
  • Hexham, Northumberland
  • High Elswick St Paul, Northumberland
  • Holy Island, Northumberland
  • Horton, Northumberland
  • Howick, Northumberland
  • Humshaugh, Northumberland

I

  • Ilderton, Northumberland
  • Ingram, Northumberland

K

  • Kidland, Northumberland
  • Kirkharle, Northumberland
  • Kirkhaugh, Northumberland
  • Kirkheaton, Northumberland
  • Kirknewton, Northumberland
  • Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland
  • Knaresdale, Northumberland
  • Kyloe, Northumberland

L

  • Lambley, Northumberland
  • Lesbury, Northumberland
  • Long Benton, Northumberland
  • Longframlington, Northumberland
  • Longhorsley, Northumberland
  • Longhoughton, Northumberland
  • Lowick, Northumberland
  • Lucker, Northumberland

M

  • Masters Close, Northumberland
  • Matfen, Northumberland
  • Meldon, Northumberland
  • Mickley, Northumberland
  • Mitford, Northumberland
  • Monks House, Northumberland
  • Morpeth, Northumberland

N

  • Netherwitton, Northumberland
  • Newbrough, Northumberland
  • Newburn, Northumberland
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
    • Newcastle upon Tyne St Nicholas, Northumberland
    • Newcastle upon Tyne All Saints, Northumberland
    • Newcastle upon Tyne St Andrew, Northumberland
    • Newcastle upon Tyne St Anne, Northumberland
    • Newcastle upon Tyne St John, Northumberland
    • Newcastle upon Tyne St Peter, Northumberland
  • Ninebanks, Northumberland
  • Norham, Northumberland
  • North Sunderland, Northumberland

O

  • Ovingham, Northumberland

P

  • Ponteland, Northumberland

R

  • Ramshope, Northumberland
  • Rennington, Northumberland
  • Rivergreen, Northumberland
  • Rock, Northumberland
  • Rothbury, Northumberland

S

  • Scremerston, Northumberland
  • Shilbotel, Northumberland
  • Shotley, Northumberland
  • Sighill, Northumberland
  • Simonburn, Northumberland
  • Slaley, Northumberland
  • St John Lee, Northumberland
  • St Oswald in Lee, Northumberland
  • Stamfordham, Northumberland
  • Stannington, Northumberland
  • Sugley, Northumberland

T

  • Thockrington, Northumberland
  • Tweedmouth, Northumberland
  • Tynemouth, Northumberland

U

  • Ulgham, Northumberland

W

  • Wallsend, Northumberland
  • Warden, Northumberland
  • Wark, Northumberland
  • Warkworth, Northumberland
  • West Allen, Northumberland
  • Whalton, Northumberland
  • Whitfield, Northumberland
  • Whitley (near Hexham), Northumberland
  • Whitley (near North Shields), Northumberland
  • Whittingham, Northumberland
  • Whittonstall, Northumberland
  • Widdrington, Northumberland
  • Woodhorn, Northumberland
  • Wooler, Northumberland