Whickham, Gateshead

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Whickham is a town in Gateshead

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Whickham within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Whickham in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Whickham, manufacturing town and par., Durham - par. (containing Dunston and part of Marley Hill), 5961 ac., pop. 7976; town, 3½ miles SW. of Gateshead, pop. 3609; P.O., T.O. Whickham has ironworks, chain and nail factories, wireworks, chemical works, saw-mills, roperies, fire-brick kilns, &c. The entire par. is a local government dist.

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