Place:Bowsden, Northumberland, England

TypeCivil parish
Coordinates55.667°N 2.007°W
Located inNorthumberland, England     (1955 - )
See alsoLowick, Northumberland, Englandcivil parish from which it was formed in 1955
Glendale Rural, Northumberland, Englandrural district of which it was part 1955-1974
Berwick upon Tweed District, Northumberland, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-2009
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Bowsden is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. It is located about 6 miles (10 km) to the south of Berwick upon Tweed, inland from the North Sea coast at Lindisfarne, and had a population of 157 at the UK census of 201, rising to 178 at the 2011 UK census.

Bowsden was formed in 1955 from 3,500 acres of the parish of Lowick. From then until 1974 it was part of Glendale Rural District. In 1974 rural districts were abolished and Bowsden became part of the Berwick upon Tweed District until 2009 when Northumberland became a unitary authority.

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.
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