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Newsham (Eaglescliffe), Durham

Historical Description

Newsham, a hamlet and township in Eaglescliffe parish, Durham, consisting of six farms. Post town, Eaglescliffe; money order and telegraph office, Yann. Acreage of township, 1572; population, 79.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishEaglescliffe 
Poor Law unionStockton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newsham (Eaglescliffe) 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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