Place:


Acomb  Northumberland

 

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

ACOMB, a township in St. John Lee parish, Northumberland; on the Tyne, 2 miles NNW of Hexham. It has a post office under Hexham, and a Wesleyan chapel. Acres, 2,745. Pop., 800. Houses, 128.

Acomb through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8659

Date accessed: 28th October 2021


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