Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Murton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Murton.-- (or Moortown), township, Tynemouth par., Northumberland, 2 miles NW. of North Shields, 684 ac., pop. 446; has collieries and freestone quarries.