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Cullercoats, 1855

Extract from: History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland...Whellan, William, & Co, 1855.

CULLERCOATS is a township and village included in the borough or Tynemouth, with which its area is returned. Its population in 1801, was 452; in 1811, 454 in 1821, 436; in 1831, 542; in 1841, 738; and in 1891, 695 souls. The rateable value of the township is £900. THE VILLAGE of Cullercoats is situated one mile and a half north of Tynemouth, and was formerly a place of some trade, but is now inhabited chiefly by fishermen. It contains several public houses, a Methodist Chapel, and a number of good private residences. THE INFANT SCHOOL is a neat stone building, erected in 1850, at a cost of about £400. It is supported by subscriptions, and has an average attendance of 140 pupils. It is conducted by Mr William Douglass, and two female assistants. 

POST OFFICE, CULLERCOATS - Thomas C. Crawford, Postmaster.- letters arrive at 9:30 a.m. and are despatched at 3:45 p.m. On Sundays a despatch is at 3 p.m.


Armstrong Nicholas, master mariner and shipowner 

Arthur William, baker

Bailey Henry, vict. and butcher, Newcastle Arms 

Bailey James, joiner and cartwright

Bailey Thomas, boot and shoemaker

Bell Thomas, grocer and farmer 

Brown John, draper and grocer 

Bullock William, butcher 

Carr George, fisherman

Clayton Miss Anne

Crawford Thomas C. assistant overseer for Whitley, Preston, and Cullercoats, and commission and insurance agent, office, 12, Norfolk-street, North Shields 

Dickson John, farmer

Dickson Peter, master mariner 

Douglas William, schoolmaster

Fenwick George John, Esq. Cliff House 

Greenwell D. S. master mariner 

Greenwell Mrs. Mary

Henderson Archibald, vict. Ship Inn

Hodgson George, Esq. Garden House

Hunter Taylor S. builder, contractor, grocer, and commission agent

Mitchell Mrs. Elizabeth

Moffott Thomas, merchant tailor & draper 

Moffott William, schoolmaster

Pratt Jobn, vict. Ship Inn 

Robson John, contractor 

Robson Mr. Thomas 

Taylor John, joiner and cabinet maker

Thobum Henry, boot and shoemaker 

Thompson Wm. vict. Queen's Head 

Varley Henry, grocer and beer retailer 


Board and Lodging House Keepers 

Alexander Elizabeth 

Alexander Mary

Morrell Thomas 

Nixon William 

Rennison William

Taylor Margery

Pratt John 


Cullercoats Tynemouth Parish, 1855


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