Place:Whorlton, Northumberland, England

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NameWhorlton
Alt namesEast and West Whorltonsource: older name
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Located inNorthumberland, England
See alsoNewburn, Northumberland, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Castle Ward, Northumberland, Englandancient county division in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Whorlton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"WHORLTON (East and West), a township in Newburn parish, Northumberland; 5 miles NW by N of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Acres: 585. Population: 62. Houses: 11."

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