Place:Pegswood, Northumberland, England

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NamePegswood
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates55.167°N 1.633°W
Located inNorthumberland, England
See alsoMorpeth Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was located
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Pegswood is a mining village in Northumberland, England, and the site of the former Pegswood Colliery. Pegswood is two miles (3km) east of Morpeth and three miles (5km) west of Ashington, with a population of around 3,280 in the UK census of 2011. Pegswood is on a small hill above the valley in which Morpeth is situated, close to the River Wansbeck and to the river Brocks Burn.

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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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