Weetslade  Northumberland


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

WEETSLADE, or Weetslet, a township in Long-benton parish, Northumberland; 5½ miles N of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It contains the villages of Seaton-Burn, Six-Mile-Bridge, and part of Hazlerigg. Pop. in 1851, 1,353; in 1861, 2,828. Houses, 503. The increase of pop. arose from the opening of a new colliery.

Weetslade through time

Weetslade 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 Weetslade itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th September 2021

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