Wreckenton, a village in the N of Durham, 3½ 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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Civil parish||Gateshead Fell|
|Poor Law union||Gateshead|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Wreckenton from the following:
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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