|Alt names||Yeard-Hill||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Earl or Yeard-Hill||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Earl||source: spelling variation|
|Yeard Hill||source: spelling variation|
|Type||Township, Civil parish|
|Located in||Northumberland, England|
|See also||Doddington, Northumberland, England||ancient parish in which it was a township|
|Glendale Ward, Northumberland, England||ancient county division in which it was located|
|Glendale Rural, Northumberland, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1974|
|Selbys Forest, Northumberland, England||civil parish which it absorbed in 1955|
|Middleton Hall, Northumberland, England||civil parish which it absorbed in 1955|
|Berwick upon Tweed District, Northumberland, England||district municipality covering the area 1974-2009|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia
Earle is a village and civil parish in the Berwick upon Tweed District of Northumberland, England. It has around 20 inhabitants and is about 2 miles (3 km) from Wooler.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Earle from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "EARL, or Yeard-Hill, a township in Doddington parish, Northumberland; 1 mile SW of Wooler. Acres: 1,240. Popualtion: 67. Houses: 11. Earl House was the seat of the Biddlestones, and passed to the Selbys.
Earle was originally a township in the ancient parish of Doddington, Northumberland. It became a separate civil parish in 1866 From 1894 until 1974 it was part of Glendale Rural District. In 1955 it was enlarged by the abolition of the parishes of Selbys Forest and Middleton Hall. In 1974 rural districts were abolished and Earle became part of the Berwick upon Tweed District until 2009 when Northumberland became a unitary authority.
- 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.
Categories: Northumberland, England | Earle, Northumberland, England | Glendale Ward, Northumberland, England | Doddington, Northumberland, England | Glendale Rural, Northumberland, England | Berwick upon Tweed District, Northumberland, England