Tyne and Wear HER(800): Killingworth village

  • Description

    "In 1242 Killingworth, with other nearby townships, was held by Roger de Merlay III. There were 9 taxpayers in 1296, 8 in 1312. In a detailed survey of the whole township in 1373 16 tenements are listed, with the names of the owners or occupiers. Killingworth Moor was enclosed in 1793. In the mid 19th century Killingworth was still a long 2-row village strung out to the west of the junction of the road from Backworth with that to Long Benton, though one terrace had appeared which might have resulted from mining development...."
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/800
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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