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Backworth, 1890


Extract from: Kelly's Directory of Durham, 1890

Backworth is a township and colliery village 1 mile west, with a station on the Newcastle and Morpeth section of the North Eastern railway. Backworth House, situated in a park, is the seat of John Jameson esq. The Duke of Northumberland K.G., P.C. is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The area is 1,537 acres; rateable value, £11,450; the population in 1891 was 2,240.

Backworth Backworth Station (1864-1977) Backworth Colliery (1818-1980)
Backworth Station (1864-1977)
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Backworth Station (1864-1977)
- Overview About Backworth Station Backworth railway station was built c.1864, for North Eastern Railway, and was on the Blyth & Tyne line and also the North Tyneside 'Loop' line. The ...
Backworth Colliery (1818-1980)
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Backworth Colliery (1818-1980)

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