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Fishburn, Durham

Historical Description

Fishburn, a village and a township in Sedgefield parish, Durham, 9½ miles SSE of Durham, and 2½ from Coxhoe Bridge station on the N. E. R. Post town, Sedgefield. Acreage, 2126; population, 290. Fishburn Hall, an ancient stone mansion, is now occupied as a farmhouse. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishSedgefield 
Poor Law unionSedgefield 
WardStockton 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fishburn from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtTS21
Post TownStockton-On-Tees