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Preston, 1855

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

PRESTON is a township and village in the parish of Tynemouth. Its area is 542 acres, and its population in 1801, was 431; in 1811, 445; in 1821, 627; in 1831, 765; in 1841, 919; and it had increased in 1851, to 988 souls. This township contains several handsome residences, and its rateable value is £4,643. THE VILLAGE of Preston is situated about one mile north of North Shields, to which place it extends, and with which its Directory is included.

Preston Tynemouth Parish, 1855


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