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Sunderland (Tyne and Wear, England)

LC control no.n 81089966
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Geographic headingSunderland (Tyne and Wear, England)
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Geographic subdivision usageEngland--Sunderland (Tyne and Wear)
See alsoSunderland (Durham, England : County)
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Associated countryGreat Britain England
Associated placeTyne and Wear (England)
Found inCelant, G. A bottle of notes and some voyages, 1988: p. 6 (Sunderland)
Barth. gaz. of places in Brit., 1986 (Sunderland, Tyne & Wear; town, at mouth of R Wear; 2 other places with this name)
Getty, July 18, 2002 (Sunderland (inhabited place); Developed on mouth of River Wear, around monastery founded in 674; grew during expansion of coal trade in 17th cen.; was large shipbuilding center by 18th cen.; industries include glassware & pottery manufacturing; Names: Wearmouth, Monkwearmouth, Bishop's Wearmouth, Monachorum, Wermuth Episcopi, Weremutha, Wiramupa, Uuiremuda, Uuiuraemuda; Sunderland, England; 54deg.55min.N 001deg.23min.W)
NIMA, Feb. 13, 2002 (Sunderland, Populated Place, United Kingdom 54deg.54min.43sec.N 001deg.23min.00sec.W)
Wikipedia site, viewed Dec. 2, 2016 : Sunderland, Tyne and Wear (Sunderland was created as a municipal borough of County Durham in 1835; Under the Local Government Act 1888, it was given status of a County Borough, independence from county council control; In 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, the county borough was abolished and its area combined with that of other districts to form the Metropolitan Borough of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear)
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