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East Thickley, Durham

Historical Description

Thickley, East, a township in Auckland St Andrew parish, Durham, 3½ miles SE of Bishop Auckland, and 1 mile from Shildon station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, New Shildon (R.S.O.) Acreage, 468; population, 1667. See SHILDON, NEW.

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 
Poor Law unionAuckland 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Thickley from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.


Online maps of East Thickley are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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