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Barmston, Durham

Historical Description

Barmston, a township in Washington parish, Durham, on the river Wear, 5 miles W of Sunderland. Acreage, 920; population, 592.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishWashington 
Poor Law unionChester-le-Street 
WardChester 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barmston from the following:


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

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

DistrictSunderland
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtNE38
Post TownWashington