Place:Apperley, Northumberland, England

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NameApperley
Alt namesApperley Denesource: village in parish
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.921°N 1.915°W
Located inNorthumberland, England
See alsoBywell St. Peter, Northumberland, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Tynedale Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Broomley, Northumberland, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1887
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Apperley Dene is a small village in Northumberland, England. It is situated between Hexham and Newcastle upon Tyne, south of the River Tyne.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Apperley from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"APPERLEY, a township in Bywell-St. Peter parish, Northumberland; near the Tyne, 7 miles ESE of Corbridge. Acres: 429. Population: 20. Houses: 4.

Apperley was originally a township in the ancient parish of Bywell St. Peter. It became a separate civil parish in 1866, but lost that status in 1887 when it was absorbed into the civil parish of Broomley. Apperley Dene is a settlement in the township.

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  • Northumberland Archives previously known as Northumberland Collections Service and Northumberland County Record Office. Now based within Woodhorn Museum in Ashington and providing free access to numerous records for local and family historians alike.
Full postal address: Museum and Northumberland Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9YF; Phone: 01670 624455
There is a branch office in Berwick upon Tweed.
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