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East Denton, Northumberland

Historical Description

Denton, East, a township in Sugley parish, Northumberland, on the Roman wall, 3½ miles WNW of Newcastle-upon-Tyne railway station. It has a post office named Denton, under Newcastle-on-Tyne; money order and telegraph office, Scotswood. It includes part of the village of Scotswood. Acreage, 764; population, 1060.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishNewburn 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Denton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyNewcastle upon Tyne
RegionNorth East
Postal districtNE5
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne