In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Pegswood like this:
Pegswood, township and mining vil., Bothal par., Northumberland, 2 miles NE. of Morpeth, 1236 ac., pop. 968; P.O., called Pegswood Colliery.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Pegswood has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Castle Morpeth. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Pegswood and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pegswood, in Castle Morpeth and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th June 2013
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