East and Middle Herrington, Durham
Herrington, East and Middle, a township in Houghton-le-Spring parish, Durham, 4 miles SW of Sunderland. There is a post office at East Herrington under Sunderland; money order office, Newbottle; telegraph office, New Silksworth. Acreage, 998; population, 206. The manor belongs to the Earl of Durham. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Civil parish||Houghton le Spring|
|Poor Law union||Houghton-Le-Spring|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for East and Middle Herrington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Herrington, East and Middle)
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: