Place:


Thornton  Northumberland

 

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

THORNTON, a township in Norham parish, Northumberland; 4½ miles SW of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Acres, 1,390. Pop., 121. Houses, 25.

Thornton through time

Thornton is now part of Berwick upon Tweed district. Click here for graphs and data of how Berwick upon Tweed has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Thornton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9708

Date accessed: 24th January 2022


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