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Claxton, Durham

Historical Description

Claxton, a township in Greatham parish, Durham, 6 miles NNE of Stockton-upon-Tees, and 1¼ from Greatham station on the N.E.R. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Greatham (R.S.O.) Acreage, 881; population, 48. Claxton the antiquary was a native.

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 parishGreatham 
Poor Law unionStockton-upon-Tees 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Claxton 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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