|Alt names||Great Tosson||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Little Tosson||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Great Tosson and Rye Hill||source: civil parish merged in 1889|
|Tosson Little||source: civil parish merged in 1889|
|Type||Township, Civil parish|
|Located in||Northumberland, England|
|See also||Rothbury, Northumberland, England||ancient parish in which it was a township|
|Coquetdale Ward, Northumberland, England||ancient county division in which it was located|
|Newtown (near Rothbury), Northumberland, England||civil parish which it absorbed in 1955|
|Whitton, Northumberland, England||civil parish which it absorbed in 1955|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Tosson from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "TOSSON (Great and Little), two townships in Rothbury parish, Northumberland; 2 and 2½ miles WSW of Rothbury. Acres: 2,760 and 518. Population: 113 and 33. Houses: 20 and 7."
The parish of Tosson was established in 1889 from the former townships and civil parishes of Great Tosson with Ryehill and Tosson Little. The two former parishes have been redirected here.
In 1955 Tosson was enlarged by the abolition of the adjacent parishes of Newtown (near Rothbury) and Whitton.
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