Murton or Moortown Northumberland Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Murton, or Moortown, a township in Tynemouth parish, Northumberland; 2 miles NW of North Shields. It contains the village of Philadelphia. Acres, 443. Pop., 543. Houses, 107. Coal is largely worked, and freestone is quarried. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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