Saint Alcmund of Hexham

Also known as

  • Alchmund



Bishop of Hexham in 767. He was renowned for his piety, but no other certain information about him has survived.


  • 781 of natural causes
  • the location of the cemetery where he was buried was lost over time
  • in 1032 he appeared in a vision to a man in Hexham, and told him where to find the grave
  • his relics were re-interred in the cathedral at Hexham
  • his shrine was destroyed by the Scots in 1296


MLA Citation

  • “Saint Alcmund of Hexham“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 April 2019. Web. 9 August 2020. <>