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Slaley

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"SLALEY parish is principally the property of W. B. Beaumont, Esq., M.P., James Sillick, Esq., George Carr, Esq., Mr. John Blackburne, Mr Thomas Lamb, Mr. T. Teasdale, J. J. Wrightson and the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital. It is a wild and romantic district, lying between the Devil-Water and the Dipton Burn, and is bounded by the parishes of Corbridge, Bywell, Shotley, and Hexham. It has no dependent townships, is about four miles in length by three in breadth, and comprises an area of 7,430 acres. The population in 1801, was 585; in 1811, 558; in 1821, 582; in 1831, 616; in 1841, 547; and in 1851, 581 souls. The rateable value of the parish is £2,377, and the gross estitmated rental £2,981 5s. .... THE CHURCH is a small stone edifice, capable of accommodating about 500 persons." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855].

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Bibliography

  • "Life & Times of Thomas Dixon of Dukesfield 1805-1871" by S.Linsley. ISBN 978-0-9538443-6-4. Wagtail Press
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Census

  • Northumberland County Record Office hold copies of Census Returns 1841 - 1891 and provide a useful User Guide
  • The 1851 Census Index (microfiche CN16) Hexham, Corbridge, Slaley and St John Lee (part) (PRO piece HO107/2414 folios 272-610) (Type A) (Book)
  • 1891 Census Northumberland – Hexham (Slaley, Corbridge, Dilston, Halton, Aydon, Thornborough, Clarewood, Great and Little Whittington, Sandhoe, Anick, Portgate and Hexham, part) (PRO piece RG12/4246) (Type B) (Book) (Volume 56)

    Both 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 West 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

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History

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.