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Weetslade or Weetslet, Northumberland

Historical Description

Weetslade or Weetslet, a village in Killingworth parish, Northumberland, 5½ miles N of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and 2 from Killingworth station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Dudley (R.S.O.) There are Wesleyan and New Connexion 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 parishLong Benton 
Poor Law unionTynemouth 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weetslade or Weetslet from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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