Place:Woodhorn Demesne, Northumberland, England

NameWoodhorn Demesne
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Located inNorthumberland, England
See alsoWoodhorn, Northumberland, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Morpeth Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Morpeth Rural, Northumberland, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1913
Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland, Englandurban district of which it was part 1894-1974
Wansbeck District, Northumberland, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-2009
source: Family History Library Catalog

Woodhorn Demesne was a township in the ancient parish of Woodhorn. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 until 1913 it was part of Morpeth Rural District. From 1913 until 1974 the civil parish became part of Newbiggin by the Sea urban district. In 1974 rural districts were abolished and Woodhorn Demesne became part of the Wansbeck District until 2009 when Northumberland became a unitary authority.(Source: A Vision of Britain through Time)

Research Tips

  • 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.