Keys to the Past

Trickley and Newtown deserted medieval village, Lilburn (Tillside)

Trickley, or Trikulton, is mentioned in a document written in 1270. In 1296 Trickley had three taxpayers. By 1388 it had been destroyed by the Scots. Newtown is first mentioned in a document written in 1580. Newtown was founded just south east of the former village of Trickley, which by 1769 was reduced to one farm.

Reference number:N3342
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside


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