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Hebburn

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"HEBRON is a parochial chapelry, comprising the townships ot Causey Park, Cockle Park, Earsdon, Earsdon Forest, Fenrother, Hebron and Shield Hill, and Tritlington. It is bounded by the chapelries and parishes of Felton, Warkvorth, Widdrington, Ulgham, Bothal, Mitford, and Longhorsley, and comprises an area of 7,696 statute acres. Its population in 1801, was 539; in 1811, 525; in 1821, 564; in 1831, 564; in 1841, 633; and in 1851, 618 souls. Hebron possesses a rich clayey soil, well adapted for pasturage or tillage." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855].

"HEBBURN, a parish in the western division of MORPETH ward, county of NORTHUMBERLAND, comprising the townships of Causey-Park, Cockle-Park, Earsdon, Earsdon-Forest, Fenrother, Hebburn, and Tritlington,......~" [Samuel Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1831 © Mel Lockie]

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Census

  • Northumberland County Record Office holds copies of Census Returns 1841 - 1891 and provides a useful User Guide 
  • The 1851 Census Index (microfiche CN21, CN24) Hartburn, Netherwitton, Longhorsley, Hebron, Mitford and Meldon (PRO piece HO107/2418 folios 1-145) (Type B) (Book) and Woodhorn, Widdrington, Ulgham, Warkworth (part), Bothal, Hebron & Felton (part) (PRO piece HO 107/2418 folios 461-641) (Type B) (Book) published by the https://www.ndfhs.org.uk/ may be of value to researchers interested in this parish.

Churches

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

  • This area is within Northumberland Central Registration District.
  • Certificates of birth, death and marriage can be ordered from Northumberland County Council.
     
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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Hebburn has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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History

  • The history of Hebburn Parish is included in:- Hodgson, J., History of Northumberland, Part 2, Volume 2. Newcastle, 1832. (Available on fiche from Ancestral Indexes).
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Hebburn Parish was part of Morpeth Poor Law Union. The Union Workhouse was located in Newgate Street, Morpeth. Some records are held at Northumberland Record Office but these are of limited genealogical value.
  • Peter Higginbotham has provided details, a map and photograph of Morpeth Workhouse.