Searching for "BLAYDON"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    BLAYDON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit BLAYDON UD (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    Axwell Park County Durham Axwell Park , seat, N. Durhamshire, on river Derwent, 2 miles S. of Blaydon. Bartholomew
    AXWELL PARK County Durham border of Durham; on the rivulet Derwent, a little above its influx to the Tyne, 2 miles S of Blaydon. Imperial
    Blaydon County Durham Blaydon , town with ry. sta., Winlaton and Ryton pars., Durham, on river Tyne, 5 miles W. of Gateshead, 9349 ac., pop. 10,687; P.O., T.O. Bartholomew
    BLAYDON County Durham BLAYDON , a small town in Winlaton township and parish, Durham; on the river Tyne, and on the Newcastle and Carlisle Imperial
    NEWBURN Northumberland Blaydon-on-Tyne. The township comprises 635 acres ofland and 155 of water. Pop. in 1851, 938; in 1861, 1,008. Houses Imperial
    NEWCASTLE and CARLISLE railway   Blaydon, Hexham, and Haltwhistle, to the general railway stationat Carlisle. It was authorized in 1829; it was opened partially in 1835, and completely Imperial
    NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Northumberland Blaydon, and especially with all the reachesdown to the sea. The entire river, on both banks, fromits month, or at least Imperial
    NORTHEASTERN railway County Durham
    Blaydon and Conside, the Team Valley, the Newcastle Quay branch, the Hull and Doncaster, the Tynedock, the Church-Fenton and Micklefield Imperial
    RYTON County Durham Blaydon-on-Tyne, Durham, a stone cross erected in 1795, and fairs on 12 May and 11 Nov. The township Imperial
    SCOTSWOOD Northumberland railway, a handsome suspension bridge, a post-office, of the name of Scotswood-Bridge, under Blaydon-on-Tyne, and considerable manufactures. Imperial
    STELLA County Durham Blaydon and Derwenthaugh, and was constituted in 1845. Post town, Blaydon-on-Tyne. Pop., 3,751. Houses, 670. The living Imperial
    TYNE (The) County Durham
    Blaydon, Newcastle, and Jarrow, to the sea at Tynemouth and South Shields. It divides Northumberland from Durham all downward from Imperial
    Winlaton County Durham Blaydon, 9063 ac., pop. 9944; township, 5217 ac., pop. 8330; P.O.; has large ironworks, and mfrs. of anchors, chains, spades Bartholomew
    WINLATON County Durham Blaydon r. station; originated in extensive ironworks, removed to it, in 1690, from Sunderland, by Sir A. Crawley; carries on a great Imperial
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