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Hedley Hope, Durham

Historical Description

Hedley Hope, a township in Satley parish, Durham, on the Weardale Extension railway, 4¼ miles NE of Wolsingham, and 1½ mile from Tow Law station on the N.E.R. Post town, money order and telegraph office, Tow Law (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1653; population, 1418. There are large collieries..

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 parishBrancepeth 
Poor Law unionLanchester 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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