Wreckenton, Durham

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Ancient County County Durham
Poor Law union Gateshead
Ward Chester

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Wreckington from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848

Newspapers and Periodicals

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