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East and Middle Herrington, Durham

Historical Description

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.

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 parishHoughton le Spring 
Poor Law unionHoughton-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:

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: