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Billquay, Durham

Historical Description

Billquay, a village in Heworth parish, Durham, on the river Tyne, 3 miles E of Gateshead. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Newcastle-on-Tyne; the railway station is at Pelaw Junction on the N.E.R. It has chemical and cement works, and shipbuilding yards. There are 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 CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishJarrow 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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