Near Abberwick, looking north
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The name is derived from Old English 'Alubeorht's or Alu(h)burg's dairy farm' (Alubeorht or Alu(h)burg + wīc). It was recorded as Alburwic in 1169, Alber- or Alburckwick in 1278, Awberwyke in 1428, Averwick in 1610 and Abberwick from 1689.
In the mid-19th century, Abberwick comprised four farms, a corn mill and a few houses. The population was 99 people in 1801, 142 in 1811, 125 in 1821, 135 in 1831, 170 in 1841 and 148 in 1851. It had an area of 1,678 acres and was the property of Bryan Burrell of Broom Park.
- Watts, Victor (2007). The Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names. Cambridge University Press. p. 1. ISBN 978-0521168557.
- Whellan, William (1855). History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland. London: Whittaker. p. 642. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
- "Relationships and changes Abberwick Tn/CP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
- "Population Statistics Abberwick Tn/CP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
- "ABBERWICK". Pastscape. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
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