Northumberland

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Northumberland

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Countries: United Kingdom (81%), (8%), Australia (2%)

Main connections: County Durham, Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland, William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong

Linked to: Astley Community High School, Egger, Haydon Bridge High School, Newcastle University

 

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1018

In 1018 its northern part, the region between the Tweed and the Forth , was ceded to the Kingdom of Scotland add something


1093

David I of Scotland - In 1093 King Máel Coluim and David's brother Edward were killed at the River Aln during an invasion of Northumberland


1113

David I of Scotland - In the later part of 1113, King Henry gave David the hand of Matilda of Huntingdon, daughter and heiress of Waltheof, Earl of Northumberland


1138

Robert of Newminster - About 1138 he headed the first colony sent out from Fountains and established the Abbey of Newminster near the castle of Ralph de Merlay and his wife, Juliana, daughter of Gospatric II, Earl of Lothian, at Morpeth, Northumberland in Northumberland


1152

David I of Scotland - Perhaps the greatest blow to David's plans came on 12 July 1152 when Henry, Earl of Northumberland, David's only son and successor, died


1308

Henry de Percy, 1st Baron Percy - In August 1308 Bruce captured Argyll, previously loyal to King Edward and raided Northumberland


1400

The county of Northumberland included Newcastle upon Tyne until 1400, when the city became a county of itself add something


1461

William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent - Following the victory at Towton, he took part in the gradual establishment of royal control in Northumberland, heading a garrison of 120 men at Newcastle in the summer of 1461, and taking part in the siege of Alnwick in November 1462


1465

Henry VI of England - Henry, who had been safely hidden by Lancastrian allies in Scotland, Northumberland and Yorkshire was captured by King Edward in 1465 and subsequently held captive in the Tower of London


1482

Northumberland expanded greatly in the Tudor period, annexing Berwick-upon-Tweed in 1482, Tynedale in 1495, Tynemouth in 1536, Redesdale around 1542 and Hexhamshire in 1572 add something


1603

However, the frequent cross-border skirmishes and accompanying local lawlessness largely subsided after the Union of the Crowns of Scotland and England under King James I and VI in 1603 add something


1655

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle - In 1655 Howard was given a regiment, was appointed a commissioner to try the northern rebels, and a deputy major-general of Cumberland, Westmorland and Northumberland


1660

After the Restoration of 1660, the county was a centre for Roman Catholicism in England, as well as a focus of Jacobite support add something


1661

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle - On 20 April 1661 Howard was created Baron Dacre of Gillesland, Viscount Howard of Morpeth, and Earl of Carlisle; the same year he was made Vice-Admiral of Northumberland, Cumberland and Durham, and in 1662 joint commissioner for the office of Earl Marshal


1753

Mickley was the birthplace of Thomas Bewick, an artist, wood engraver and naturalist in 1753 and Bob Stokoe, a footballer and F.A. Cup winning manager born 1930 add something


1765

Thomas Percy, whose celebrated "Reliques of Ancient English Poetry" appeared in 1765, states that most of the minstrels who sang the border ballads in London and elsewhere in the 15th and 16th centuries belonged to the North add something


1785

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland was born in 1785


1806

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - Northumberland entered parliament as the member for Buckingham in July 1806


1807

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - In 1807 he offered himself as a candidate for the county of Northumberland in opposition to Charles, Lord Howick , who declined to contest the seat


1817

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - Between 1817 and 1847 he held the honorary post of Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland

 

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - Northumberland married Lady Charlotte Clive in 1817


1821

William James (railway promoter) - In 1821 he made several trips to inspect railway developments in the Northumberland coalfield and met George Stephenson of Killingworth Colliery, his son Robert and the ironfounder William Losh


1831

Alexander Moody Stuart - Moody was a missionary in Holy Island, Northumberland, from 1831 to 1835


1832

Charles Bennet, 6th Earl of Tankerville - Lord Ossulston entered Parliament as Member of Parliament for North Northumberland in 1832


1833

Josephine Butler - In 1833 he was appointed manager of the Dilston Estate , near Corbridge, Northumberland, and the family moved there


1834

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - In November 1834 Northumberland was elected high Steward of the university of Cambridge, holding that honour until 1840 when he was made Chancellor of the University


1841

Cresswell Cresswell - His brother Baker Cresswell was the Tory MP for Northumberland between 1841 and 1857


1847

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland died in 1847

 

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland - Northumberland died at Alnwick in February 1847, aged 51, and his remains were transported to London by train on 19 February, to be interred in Westminster Abbey on 23 February


1852

Anthony Salvin - In 1852 he started work on the restoration of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland

 

James Patterson (Australian politician) - Patterson was born in Alnwick, Northumberland, and emigrated to Victoria in 1852 to seek his fortune on the goldfields


1853

George Kerr (Australian politician) - He was born on 7 February 1853 at Beadnell, Northumberland, England and after training to become a blacksmith moved to Queensland in 1877


1857

Day Bosanquet - Born in Alnwick in Northumberland, Bosanquet joined the Royal Navy in 1857


1866

Henry Travers - The Travers family lived in Prudhoe for a couple of years, before moving from Woodburn, on the A68 road near Corsenside, Northumberland, in about 1866, to Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed, in about 1876


1873

William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong - In 1873 he served as High Sheriff of Northumberland


1882

Arnold Fothergill - Despite having been born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, Fothergill played first-class cricket for Somerset County Cricket Club between 1882 and 1884


1886

Arnold Fothergill - Fothergill played some games for the Marylebone Cricket Club to 1886 and some games for the non-first-class minor county, Northumberland


1887

William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong - In 1887 he was raised to the peerage as "'Baron Armstrong"', of Cragside in the County of Northumberland


1894

William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong - His last great project, begun in 1894, was the purchase and restoration of the huge Bamburgh Castle on the Northumberland coast, which remains in the hands of the Armstrong family


1899

Charles Bennet, 6th Earl of Tankerville - Lord Tankerville died at the family seat of Chillingham Castle, Northumberland, in December 1899, aged 89, and was succeeded by his second but only surviving son, George


1901

Hubert Jerningham - He was appointed a deputy lieutenant of Northumberland on 21 May, 1901


1904

John Hutchinson (botanist) - Born in Blindburn, Wark on Tyne, Northumberland, England, he received his horticultural training in Northumberland and Durham and was appointed a student gardener at Kew in 1904


1905

Tod Slaughter - Born as "'Norman Carter Slaughter"' in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, the eldest surviving son of 12 children, he made his way onto the stage in 1905 at West Hartlepool


1908

James Bumphrey - Bumphrey was born in Morpeth, Northumberland, Northumberland, and played for Ashington Alliance before joining Birmingham in August 1908


1910

Arthur Bigge, 1st Baron Stamfordham - He was sworn of the Privy Council in 1910 and elevated to the peerage as "'Baron Stamfordham"', of Stamfordham in the County of Northumberland, in 1911


1911

Cory Environmental - "'SS "Crayford"' was a 1,209 GRT collier built by Blyth, Northumberland Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. in 1911


1912

Cory Environmental - "'SS "Deptford"' was a 1,208 GRT collier built by Blyth, Northumberland Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. in 1912


1915

Harry Chambers - First World War - Born in Willinton Quay, Northumberland, England, Harry played for North Shields Athletic, Kings Park , Belfast Distillery and Glentoran before he was signed, from North Shields, for the Reds by manager Tom Watson in April 1915, unfortunately, he signed just before the suspension of league football due to the outbreak of the First World War and had wait 4 years to make his debut until the 30 August 1919 in a First Division match at Valley Parade, a game Liverpool won 3-1 against Bradford and in which Chambers opened his Anfield goalscoring account


1917

Cory Environmental - On 29 March 1917 she left Blyth, Northumberland for London laden with coal


1923

Day Bosanquet - Bosanquet died at Alnwick, Northumberland in 1923


1934

Oscar Murton, Baron Murton of Lindisfarne - He joined the Territorial Army with a commission in the Northumberland Fusiliers in 1934


1937

Ashington was the birthplace of the three famous footballers Bobby and Jack Charlton in 1937 and 1935, respectively; and Jackie Milburn previously in 1924 add something


1945

Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham - Following the War, in the dramatic Labour victory of 1945, Robens was elected Member of Parliament for the mining constituency of Wansbeck, Northumberland


1946

William Beveridge - In 1946 Beveridge was raised to the peerage as "'Baron Beveridge"', of Tuggal in the County of Northumberland, and eventually became leader of the Liberals in the House of Lords


1947

Bob Stokoe - Born in Mickley, Northumberland, the son of a miner, Stokoe began his footballing career at Newcastle United, signing for them in 1947 and playing the first of 287 games, usually as centre-half, on Christmas Day 1950 against Middlesbrough, a game in which he scored


1948

Francis Festing - He was Honorary Colonel of the 50th Machine Gun Battalion of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers from 1 February 1948, Colonel Commandant of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers from 12 March 1953, Colonel Commandant of the 3rd Green Jackets, The Rifle Brigade from 7 November 1958 and Colonel Commandant of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Green Jackets from 15 June 1968


1949

John Hall (businessman) - The son of a miner, Hall was born and brought up in North Seaton, Ashington, Northumberland, where he attended Bedlington Grammar School until 1949


1950

The green belt was first drawn up in the 1950s add something

 

Dennis Kirkland - Born in North Shields, Northumberland, England, Kirkland started out as a child actor, appearing in television advertisements that aired on the then-new Independent Television upon its start-up in the 1950s


1951

The current arms were granted to the county council in 1951, and adopted as the flag of Northumberland in 1995 add something


1952

Alan Amos - "'Alan Thomas Amos"' is a British Labour politician, and former Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Hexham in Northumberland between 1987 and 1992


1953

Bobby Charlton - On 9 February 1953, Bedlington Grammar School pupil Charlton was spotted playing for East Northumberland schools by Manchester United chief scout Joe Armstrong


1955

Jean Muir - In 1955, she married a German actor, Harry Leuckert, with whom she co-founded Jean Muir Ltd. and lived in London and Lorbottle Hall near Alnwick in Northumberland


1956

Bobby Charlton - Born in Ashington, Northumberland, Charlton made his debut for the Manchester United first-team in 1956, and over the next two seasons gained a regular place in the team, during which time he survived the Munich air disaster of 1958 after being rescued by Harry Gregg


1958

Alan Brown (cricketer, born 1933) - Brown made his debut for Northumberland in the 1958 Minor Counties Championship against Cumberland

 

Alan Brown (cricketer, born 1933) - Brown played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1958 to 1979, which included 133 Minor Counties Championship matches


1959

Michael Adeane, Baron Adeane - In 1959, Adeane received the Grand Decoration in Gold with Sash for Services to the Republic of Austria and in 1972, he was given a life peerage as "'Baron Adeane"', of Stamfordham in the County of Northumberland


1961

Reg Keating - Keating, the younger brother of Bristol City and Cardiff City forward Albert Keating, died in Northumberland in 1961 at the age of 57


1962

Mike Crawhall - Crawhall made his debut for Northumberland in the 1962 Minor Counties Championship against the Lancashire Second XI

 

Michael Youll - He joined Northumberland in 1962, making his debut for the county in that seasons Minor Counties Championship against the Yorkshire Second XI

 

Pauline Jewett - In the 1962 federal election, she ran as a Liberal candidate in the riding of Northumberland


1963

Joe Thewlis - He made his debut for Northumberland in the 1963 Minor Counties Championship against Durham


1965

George Heslop - Born in Dudley, Northumberland, Heslop was a centre half who played for Newcastle United and Everton, before a successful spell at Manchester City between 1965 and 1971, where he made a total of 197 first team appearances scoring three goals

 

De Morgan Centre - In the years following her death in 1965 parts of the collection were displayed at a number of locations including Cardiff Castle, Cragside in Northumberland and Knightshayes Court in Devon, all of which have interiors from the years when the De Morgans were active


1970

John Trewick - Born in Bedlington, Northumberland, Trewick started his career at West Bromwich Albion and played nearly 100 league games for the club during the late 1970s

 

Sheila Faith - She began her political career in 1970 when she was elected to Northumberland County Council from a division in Newcastle, and served until the area was removed from the county in boundary changes in 1974


1974

Tynemouth and other settlements in North Tyneside were transferred to Tyne and Wear in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972 add something

 

Mike Younger - Younger made his debut for Northumberland in the 1974 Minor Counties Championship against Durham

 

Mike Younger - Younger played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1974 to 1994, which included 156 Minor Counties Championship matches and 20 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches


1976

Oscar Murton, Baron Murton of Lindisfarne - He was appointed as a Privy Counsellor in 1976, and after his retirement from the House of Commons at the 1979 general election, he was given a life peerage as "'Baron Murton of Lindisfarne"', of Hexham in the County of Northumberland


1977

Kevin Corby - Corby made his debut for Northumberland in the 1977 Minor Counties Championship against the Lancashire Second XI


1978

In 1978 Steve Harmison, an international cricketer was born here add something

 

Henry Twizell - Twizell made his debut for Northumberland in the 1978 Minor Counties Championship against Cumberland


1979

Jim Purvis (cricketer) - Purvis made his debut for Northumberland in the 1979 Minor Counties Championship against Lincolnshire


1980

Shipbuilding and armaments manufacture were other important industries before the deindustrialisation of the 1980s add something


1981

Paul Pickworth - Pickowrth played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1981 to 1984, which included 10 Minor Counties Championship matches and 3 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches

 

Paul Pickworth - Pickworth made his debut for Northumberland in the 1981 Minor Counties Championship against Lincolnshire


1982

Boots UK - In 1982, the company opened a new manufacturing plant in Cramlington, Northumberland

 

Graeme Morris - Morris made his debut for Northumberland in the 1982 Minor Counties Championship against Staffordshire


1984

Richard Dreyer - Dreyer made his debut for Northumberland in the 1984 Minor Counties Championship against Lincolnshire


1985

Basil Bunting - Bunting died in 1985 in Hexham, Northumberland

 

Paul Cormack - Cormack made his debut for Northumberland in the 1985 MCCA Knockout Trophy against Lincolnshire


1986

Paul Scott (cricketer) - Scott made his debut for Northumberland in the 1986 Minor Counties Championship against Hertfordshire


1987

Chris Old - He finished off his domestic cricket career with a season of minor counties cricket, playing 8 matches for Northumberland in 1987, with the highlight being 6 - 98 against Durham at Chester-le-Street in July


1990

Wayne Falla - Falla made his debut for Northumberland in the 1990 MCCA Knockout Trophy against Cumberland

 

Wayne Falla - Falla played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1990 to 2000, which included 31 Minor Counties Championship matches and 17 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches

 

Sir John Riddell, 13th Baronet - He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland in 1990 and became Lord Lieutenant in 1990, stepping down in 2009


1991

Craig Stanley (cricketer) - Stanley made his debut for Northumberland in the 1991 Minor Counties Championship against Bedfordshire

 

Craig Stanley (cricketer) - Younger played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1991 to 2000, which included 50 Minor Counties Championship matches and 10 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches


1992

Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of Liddesdale - On 28 July 1992, Ridley was created a life peer as Baron Ridley of Liddesdale, of Willimoteswick in the County of Northumberland


1993

Tip Tipping - Tipping died on 5 February 1993, aged 34, in a parachuting accident at Brunton, near Alnwick, Northumberland, while filming the BBC documentary "999"


1994

Graeme Hallam - Hallam made his debut for Northumberland in the 1994 Minor Counties Championship against Lincolnshire

 

Graeme Hallam - Hallam played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1994 to 2003, which included 44 Minor Counties Championship matches and 15 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches

 

Dick Hensold - He played the Edinburgh Folk Festival in 1994, the Lowland and Border Piper's Society Collogue in 1997, and has taught Northumbrian smallpipes at workshops in the United States, Canada, and Northumberland


1996

Henry Twizell - He returned to Northumberland in 1996, where he made an additional 6 Minor Counties Championship appearances, with his final appearance for the county coming against Norfolk

 

Kenneth Ferrie - He won the British Boys Championship in 1996 and made his first appearance in a European Tour event that year as an invitee at his local event, the Slaley Hall Northumberland Challenge


1997

Nick Herbert - He unsuccessfully contested the Northumberland seat of Berwick-upon-Tweed at the 1997 general election where he finished in third place some 8,951 votes behind the veteran Liberal Democrat MP Alan Beith


2000

Sir John Riddell, 13th Baronet - He was Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland from 2000 to 2009


2001

NOTE: New parishes have been added since 2001 add something


2006

A programme introduced in 2006 known as Putting the Learner First has eliminated this structure in the former areas of Blyth Valley and Wansbeck, where two-tier education has been introduced add something


2008

Zoe Salmon - She joined Noel Edmonds and Same Difference as a guest at a kids' party at the Northumberland town of Morpeth, Northumberland which featured in 2008's "Noel's Christmas Presents" show on Sky1

 

Elections for the new unitary authority council first took place on 1 May 2008 add something

 

Mark Cullen (footballer) - Born in Ashington, Northumberland, Cullen joined the Hull City youth system on a two-year scholarship in June 2008


2009

Like most English shire counties Northumberland had until April 2009 a two-tier system of local government, with one county council and six districts, each with their own district council, responsible for different aspects of local government add something

 

The districts were abolished on 1 April 2009, the county council becoming a unitary authority add something

 

Alan Shearer - On 1 October 2009, Shearer was commissioned as Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland, having been nominated by the Duchess of Northumberland in her capacity as Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland, and approved for the position by the Queen


2010

Sir John Riddell, 13th Baronet - Riddell died on 24 July 2010, at Rothbury Community Hospital, Northumberland, aged 76


2011

" The 2011 census gave a population of 316,028 add something


2014

Planning approval was given in January 2014 for an open-cast mine at Halton Lea Gate near Lambley, Northumberland add something


2016

On 23 June 2016, Northumberland took part in the UK-wide referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. In Northumberland a majority voted to Leave the European Union add something


2017

The 2017 General Election produced the following results: add something

 

The County Council elections in 2017 returned the following results: add something

 

Hexham - In late 2017 Tynedale CC became a founder member of the new Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League , formed when a merger between NTSCL & Northumberland Cricket League was voted through by constituent clubs at the inaugural AGM held at Kingston Park Rugby Ground