Wreckenton, a village in the N of Durham, 3 ½ miles SSE of Gateshead. It has a post and money order office under Gateshead; telegraph office, Low Fell. There are Wesleyan and New Connexion Methodist chapels.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Poor Law union||Gateshead|
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Directories & Gazetteers
Transcript of the entry for Wreckington from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848
Newspapers and Periodicals
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