Place:Nesbit (near Wooler), Northumberland, England

NameNesbit (near Wooler)
Alt namesNesbitsource: alternate local name
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates55.596°N 2.028°W
Located inNorthumberland, England     ( - 1955)
See alsoDoddington, 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
Doddington, Northumberland, Englandcivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1955
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Nesbit from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"NESBIT, a township in Doddington parish, Northumberland; 3¼ miles N of Wooler. Acres: 776. Population: 62. Houses: 11."

Nesbit (near Wooler) was originally a township in the ancient parish of Doddington, Northumberland. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 until 1974 it was part of Glendale Rural District. In 1955 it was abolished and absorbed back into Doddington.

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