Wansbeck  Northumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wansbeck like this:

WANSBECK RAILWAY, a railway in Northumberland; from junctions with the Northeastern and the Blyth and Tyne in the neighbourhood of Morpeth, westward, to a junction with the Border Counties line at Reedsmouth, 2 miles SE of Bellingham. It was authorized in 1859, amalgamated with the North British in 1862, and opened throughout in 1865.

Wansbeck through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Wansbeck has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Wansbeck go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wansbeck in Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th July 2024

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