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WARKWORTH

Location of Warkworth
The location of the Parish of Warkworth (shown in green).

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"WARKWORTH, a parish in the eastern division of Morpeth ward, and eastern division of Coquetdale ward, comprises eighteen townships, and is bounded on the north by Shilbottle and Lesbury parishes, on the west by Felton, on the south by Widdrington, and on the east by the German Ocean. The parish contains an area of 19,365 acres; its population in 1801, was 2,033; in 1811, 2,101; in 1821, 2,265; in 1831, 2,478; in 1841, 3,512; and in 1851, 4,439 souls. It is intersected by the river Coquet and by the Newcastle and Berwick railway. The scenery in this district is very beautiful, and gems and pebbles of great value are sometimes found on the bed of tbe Coquet. It abounds with coal and freestone; limestone is also found, and there is a valuable whinstone dyke at Acklington." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855].

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