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East and West Brunton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Brunton, East and West, two townships in Gosforth parish, Northumberland, 4 miles N of Newcastle. Area of East Brunton, 956 acres; population, 133; area of West Brunton, 1143 acres; population, 78. Coal of superior quality exists here, but has in great measure been worked out.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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