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Waterhouses, Durham

Historical Description

Waterhouses, an ecclesiastical parish in Brancepeth parish, Durham. It has a post and money order office under Durham; telegraph office, Esh New Winning. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1879. Population, 2906. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham; net value, £202 with residence. Patron, the Rector of Brancepeth.

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.


Online maps of Waterhouses are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
Postal districtDH7
Post TownDurham