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Whitburn, South Tyneside

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Whitburn, South Tyneside

Whitburn is a village in South Tyneside, on the coast of North East England. It lies just to the north of the City of Sunderland in the ceremonial county of Tyne and Wear. Until 1974, when the Local Government Act 1972 came into being, it was part of County Durham. The village has a population of 5,235.
Administrative CountySouth Tyneside
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ4062
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria

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

Whitburn, par. and vil., Durham - par., 4250 ac. and 327 foreshore, pop. 2024; vil., 3 miles N. of Sunderland; P.O.; is a sea-bathing resort; in vicinity is Whitburn Hall, seat.

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