Place:


Ridley  Northumberland

 

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

RIDLEY, a township in Haltwhistle parish, Northumberland; on the river Allen, at its influx to the South Tyne, adjacent to the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, 5 miles E of Haltwhistle. Acres, 4, 388. Pop, 232. Houses, 40. The manor belonged to the Ridleys; passed to the Lowes; and, with R. Hall, belongs now to the Davidsons. The woods connected with the hall areremarkably picturesque; and extend several miles, upboth sides of the Allen, toward Staward-Peel.

Ridley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9627

Date accessed: 24th October 2018


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