Searching for "SEATON DELAVAL"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    SEATON DELAVAL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit SEATON VALLEY UD (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    AVENUE (The) Northumberland Northumberland; on the Morpeth and Tynemouth railway, between Hartley-junction and Whitley. It serves for Seaton-Sluice and Delaval Hall. Imperial
    DURHAM County Durham Seaton-Delaval, Walker, Sugleyfield, Newcastle-All Saints, Newcastle-Christ-Church, Newcastle-St. Andrew, Newcastle-St. John, Newcastle-St. Paul, Newcastle Imperial
    EARSDON Northumberland Seaton-Delaval, and South Blyth, and the lordship of Newsham; and it has railway stations for Hartley, Seaton-Delaval, Seghill Imperial
    NORTHUMBERLAND Northumberland Seaton-Delaval; They saw the Blyth and Wansbeck floods Rush to the sea through sounding woods: They pass'd the tower Imperial
    Seaton Delaval Northumberland Seaton Delaval , township and vil. with ry. sta., Earsdon par., Northumberland, 3 miles SW. of Blyth, 2653 ac. and 145 foreshore Bartholomew
    SEATON-DELAVAL Northumberland SEATON-DELAVAL , a village and a township-chapelry in Earsdon parish, Northumberland. The village stands adjacent to the Blyth and Tyne Imperial
    SEATON-SLUICE, or Hartley-Pans Northumberland SEATON-SLUICE , or Hartley-Pans, a sea-port village in Hartley township, Earsdon parish, Northumberland; 3½ miles S S E of Blyth. A harbour was formedhere, out of solid rock, in the time of Charles I., by Sir A. Delaval Imperial
    SEGHILL, or Sedgehill Northumberland Seaton-Delaval and Cramlington townships, and was constituted in 1846. Pop., 4, 588. Houses, 920. The living is a vicarage Imperial
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