Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Backworth within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Backworth, township with ry. sta., Earsdon par., S. Northumberland, 4½ miles NW. of North Shields, 1588 ac., pop. 2056; has extensive collieries.