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Elwick, Durham

Historical Description

Elwick, a village and a township in Hart parish, Durham, 4 miles W by S of West Hartlepool, and 4 from Castle Eden station on the N.E.R., with a post and money order office under Castle Eden (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Castle Eden. Acreage, 1537; population, 206. 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 parishHart 
Poor Law unionStockton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Elwick from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS27
Post TownHartlepool