Bellister  Northumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bellister like this:

BELLISTER, a township in Haltwhistle parish, Northumberland; on the South Tyne, near the Newcastle and Carlisle and the Alston railways, 1 mile S of Haltwhistle. Acres, 988. Pop., 117. Houses, 27.-Bellister Castle, now a crumbling mass of ruin, was the seat of the Blenkinsops.

Bellister through time

Bellister is now part of Tynedale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Tynedale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bellister itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bellister, in Tynedale and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th October 2019

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