Craster  Northumberland


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

CRASTER, a township in Embleton parish, Northumberland; on the coast, near the Northeastern railway, 6 miles NE of Alnwick. It has a post office under Alnwick. Acres, 796. Pop., 216. Houses, 38. Craster House has belonged, for six centuries, to the family of Craster.

Craster through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th September 2021

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