Ashington  Northumberland


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

ASHINGTON and SHEEPWASH, a township in Bothal parish, Northumberland; on the river Wansbeck, 3¼ miles E of Morpeth. Acres, 688. Pop., 76. Houses, 13.

Ashington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd October 2019

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