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Killingworth St John the Evangelist

[Population 1911: 10,601]

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Killingworth St John. © 2000 NDFHS.


Designed by Bassett Keeling of London, and faced with local stone, with bands of pink sandstone from a local quarry. It stands in beautiful grounds in the old village of Killingworth, surrounded by elm and sycamore trees. It is a popular church ministering to a wide age-group and particularly welcoming to young families. A special children's room is available with all facilities during services. [The Newcastle Diocesan Gazetteer (1982), page 22.]

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By the operation of Local Government Board Order 56,450, which took effect on the 1st April, 1912, the civil parishes of Burradon and Camperdown, situated in the ecclesiastical parish of Killingworth, St. John Evang., were added to Longbenton Civil Parish.

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