Thorneyburn  Northumberland


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

THORNEYBURN, a parish, with two townships, in Bellingham district, Northumberland; 1¾ mile N of Tarset r. station, and 4½ NW by W of Bellingham. Post town, Bellingham, under Hexham. Acres, 20,133. Real property, £3,280. Pop., 514. Houses, 72. The property is much subdivided. Much of the land is moorish waste. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham. Value, £200. Patron, Greenwich Hospital.

Thorneyburn through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd April 2020

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