Place:Bywell St. Andrew, Northumberland, England

NameBywell St. Andrew
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates54.948°N 1.927°W
Located inNorthumberland, England     ( - 1887)
See alsoTynedale Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient division in which it was located
Bywell, Northumberland, Englandcivil parish into which it was merged in 1887
source: Family History Library Catalog

Bywell St. Andrew was an ancient parish in the Tynedale Ward of Northumberland, England, but was only a civil parish until 1887 when it was merged into the newly formed civil parish of Bywell along with Bywell St. Peter. Its transfer to Bywell occurred before the existence of rural and urban districts.

Wikipedia has a description of its church.

As an ancient parish it contained the following townships:

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