Place:Benwell, Northumberland, England

Alt namesCondercumsource: Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000); Perseus Digital Library (2000) based on Princeton, accessed 03/07/2001
TypeChapelry, Civil parish, Urban district
Located inNorthumberland, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inTyne and Wear, England     (1974 - )
See alsoCastle Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Benwell is an urban district.

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