"CHOLLERTON is a parish comprising the townships of Barrasfird, Chollerton, Colwell and Swinburn, and Gunnerton and Chipchase. It is bounded by the parishes of Bellingham, Corsenside, Wark, Simonburn, St. John Lee, and Thockrington, and comprises an area of 12,950 acres. The population in 1801, was 1,127; in 1811, 1,162; in 1821, 1,154; in 1831, 1,252; in 1841, 1.129; and in 1851, 1,151 souls. The grater portion of this parish is in a high state of cultivation, and abounds with coal and lime. The rateable value of this parish in £9,030 10s." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855].
- Northumberland County Record Office holds copies of Census Returns 1841 - 1891 and provides a useful User Guide
- The 1851 Census Index (microfiche CN18)
Chollerton, Simonburn, Warden and Newbrough (PRO piece HO107/2415 folios 321-502) (Type A) (Book)
The 1891 Census Northumberland Chollerton (West Acomb, Wall, Fallowfield, Cocklaw, Bingfield, Hallington, Chollerton, Barrasford, Chipchase, Great Swinburn, Colwell, Gunnerton, Simonburn, Hall Barnes, Humshaugh, Haughton, Black Carts and Rye Hill, Warden, Fourstones, Walwick, Newbrough and Warmley) (PRO piece RG12/4249) (Type B) (Book) (Volume 59) BOTH published by the https://www.ndfhs.org.uk/ may be of value to researchers interested in this parish.
- Chollerton - Church Records - links and information.
- Bishops Transcripts Baptisms 1769 to 1812 can be accessed here:-https://Northumberlandparishregistertranscriptslocalhistory.wordpress.com please scroll down the page to the parish you require
- This area is within Northumberland West Registration District.
- Certificates of birth, death and marriage can be ordered from Northumberland County Council.
- The section of The National Gazetteer (1868) relating to this parish - transcribed by Colin Hinson.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Chollerton to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Chollerton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- The history of Chollerton Parish is included in:- Northumberland County History Committee, History of Northumberland, Volume 4. Newcastle, A. Reid, 1897.
- Chollerton - Maps - links and information.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NY917785 (Lat/Lon: 55.100473, -2.132036), Chollerton which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- Chollerton Parish was part of Hexham Poor Law Union. The Union Workhouse was located at Peth Head, Hexham. Some useful records are held at Northumberland Record Office
- Peter Higginbotham has provided details, a map and photographs of Hexham Workhouse.