Horsley  Northumberland


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

HORSLEY, a township in Ovingham parish, Northumberland; near the Roman wall, the river Tyne, and the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, 2½ miles NW of Wylam. It has a post office under Wylam, and chapels for Independents and Wesleyans. Acres, 1, 478. Pop., 272. Houses, 58.

Horsley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th October 2021

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