In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sleekburn like this:
SLEEKBURN (East and West), two townships in Bedlington parish, Northumberland; 3¼ miles N W of Blyth. Pop., 72 and 225.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Sleekburn has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Wansbeck. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Sleekburn and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sleekburn, in Wansbeck and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
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