Glendale  Northumberland


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

GLENDALE, a district and a ward in the N of Northumberland; between Coquetdale and Scotland. The district comprehends the sub-district of Ford, containing the parishes of Ford, Lowick, Carham, and Branxton, and thirteen townships of Kirk-Newton; and the sub-district of Wooler, containing the parishes of Wooler, Chatton, Ingram, Doddington, and Ilderton, two townships of Kirk-Newton, and seven of Eglingham. ...

Acres, 142, 305. Poor-rates in 1862, £6, 770. Pop. in 1851, 14, 348; in 1861, 13, 211. Houses, 2, 515. Marriages in 1860, 62; births, 394, -of which 50 were illegitimate; deaths, 213, -of which 56 were at ages under 5 years, and 4 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 459; births, 4, 173; deaths, 2, 079. The places of worship, in 1851, were 12 of the Church of England, with 2, 843 sittings; 1 of the Church of Scotland, with 740 s.; 5 of the Presbyterian Church in England, with 3, 326 s.; 3 of the United Presbyterian Church, with 1, 930 s.; 2 of Baptists, with 60 s.; 2 of Primitive Methodists, with 290 s.; and 1 of Roman Catholics, with 85 s. The schools were 25 public day schools, with 1, 677 scholars; 8 private day schools, with 375 s.; and 26 Sunday schools, with 1, 453 s. The workhouse is in Wooler. The ward is mainly identical with the district, but less extensive; and is cut into two divisions, E and W. Acres of the E div., 48, 507; of the W div., 61, 309. Pop. of both, 11, 521. Houses, 2, 219.

Glendale through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Glendale, in Berwick upon Tweed and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th September 2021

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