Preston  Northumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Preston like this:

PRESTON, a township in Tynemouth parish, Northumberland; adjacent to North Shields town and within Tynemouth borough. Acres, 542. Pop. in 1851, 983; in 1861, 1, 456. Part of the area contiguous to North Shields was laid out, prior to 1861, for streets and building-sites. See Shields ( North) and Tynemouth.

Preston through time

Preston is now part of North Tyneside district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Tyneside has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Preston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Preston, in North Tyneside and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd July 2019

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