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Witton Park, Durham

Historical Description

Witton Park, a parish taken out of Escomb parish, Durham, with a station on the N.E.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) Population, 2554. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Crown and Bishop. The church is in the Gothic style, and consists of chancel, nave, and bell-cote. There are Roman Catholic, Baptist, Wesleyan, and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL14
Post TownBishop Auckland