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Allandale is thirty miles west of Newcastle, ten west of Hexham, and twelve east from Aldstone. – No carriages come directly to this place: Thomas Nevin and Francis Shuld are carriers to and from Newcastle; the rate is 3d. per stone. – The following are its principal inhabitants:

Clergyman

Walton Rev. Mr. Curate

Physic

Hutchinson –, Surgeon

Stephenson –, Surgeon

Traders

Carr Thomas, Dyer

Dawson Jacob, Victualler

Forster Miss, Milliner and Haberdasher

Green John, (F.) Merchant

Hutchinson Hugh, Grocer, &c.

Robinson Jacob, Grocer

Simpson George, Grocer

Spotswood Mary, Grocer

Wigham William, (F.) Grocer

Wilson Joseph, Victualler

Whitfield Thomas, (F.) Victualler

Ridley-hall, the seat of John Lowes, Esq. is six miles north. – Whitfield-hall, the seat of Mrs Orde, five miles north-west.

Source: Universal British Directory 1791