Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Walker within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Walker, town with ry. sta., Longbenton par., Northumberland, on river Tyne, 3 miles E. of Newcastle, 1200 ac., pop. 9527; P.O., T.O. Walker is a local government dist., and has ironfounding, iron-shipbuilding, mfrs. of chemicals, and trade in coal.