Place:Westnewton, Northumberland, England

Alt namesWest Newtonsource: spelling variation
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates55.568°N 2.152°W
Located inNorthumberland, England     ( - 1955)
See alsoKirknewton, Northumberland, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Glendale Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Glendale Rural, Northumberland, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1955
Kirknewton, Northumberland, Englandcivil parish into which it was re-absorbed in 1955
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Westnewton is a small hamlet comprising around 8 houses and a manse to the west of the village of Kirknewton. It is situated in the parish of Kirknewton, in the County of Northumberland.

Westnewton was a township in the ancient parish of Kirknewton and became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 it was part of Glendale Rural District. In 1955 the civil parish was abolished and the area was absorbed back into the parish of Kirknewton.

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