Brierdean or Burradon, Northumberland
Brierdean or Burradon, a township in Earsdon parish, Northumberland, on the Blyth railway, 5 miles NNW of North Shields. The nearest railway station is Whitley (1 mile) on the N.E.R. It has a post and money order office called Burradon, under Dudley (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Forest Hall. Acreage, 545; population, 1156. Coal and stone are worked. A dreadful colliery disaster occurred here in March, 1860.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Brierdean or Burradon from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Brierdean, or Burradon)
Land and Property
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