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Throckley, Northumberland

Historical Description

Throckley, a township in Newburn parish, Northumberland, 2 miles from Eyton station on the N.E.R.,and 6 WNW of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Post town, Newcastle; money order and telegraph office, Newburn. Acreage, 771; population, 1464. There are collieries and fire-brick works, also a chapel of ease, and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 Throckley 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 districtNE15
Post TownNewcastle Upon Tyne