Place:Wallsend, Northumberland, England

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NameWallsend
Alt namesSegedunumsource: Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) accessed 03/09/2001
TypeBorough (municipal)
Coordinates55°N 1.517°W
Located inNorthumberland, England     (100 - 1974)
Also located inTyne and Wear, England     (1974 - )
See alsoNorth Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, Englandmetropolitan borough it joined in 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wallsend, historically Wallsend on Tyne, is an area in North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, North East of England. Wallsend derives its name as the location of the end of Hadrian's Wall. It has a population of 42,842 and lies 3.5 miles east of Newcastle City Centre.

Prior to the formation of Tyne and Wear, Wallsend was located in Northumberland.

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