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Preston, North Tyneside

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Preston, North Tyneside

Preston is a village and suburb about a mile north of North Shields, North Tyneside, It has a population of about 7,000. Historically a separate entity, it has slowly been absorbed into the town to the south and expanded as to form a continuous urban area north to Monkseaton.
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ3469
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191
Population11,700 (Ward)

Preston, North Tyneside in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Preston, township, Tynemouth par., Northumberland, adjacent to North Shields, and within the bor. of Tynemouth, 788 ac., pop. 1707.

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