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Prudhoe St Mary Magdalene

[Population 1911: 5,489]

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Prudhoe St Mary Magdalene. © 2000 NDFHS.


The church of St. Mary Magdalene, erected in 1880, is an edifice of stone, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, transepts, south porch, and a turret containing one bell; there are 300 sittings: attached is a burial ground, consecrated Oct. 17, 1870. The register dates from 1880. The living is a vicarage, average tithe rent-charge £168, net yearly value £230, with residence, in the gift of the Duke of Northumberland K.G. and held since 1882 by the Rev. John Archibald Collingwood Maughan, of the University of Durham. [Kelly's Directory of Durham and Northumberland (1890), page 1024.]

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