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Stanley (Tanfield), Durham

Historical Description

Stanley, a village in Tanfield township, Durham, 5 miles from Lanchester station on the N.E.R., and 1½ mile from Tanfield. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office, and is governed by a district council. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and a Roman Catholic school chapel.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online: