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Fawdon, Northumberland

Historical Description

Fawdon, a township in Gosforth parish, Northumberland, 3 miles NNW of NewcastIe-upon-Tyne, which is the nearest railway station. Acreage, 527; population, 500. There are collieries in this parish. A fossil tree was found here at the forming of a coal shaft.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishGosforth 
Poor Law unionCastle ward 
WardCastle 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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