Hedley Hope, Durham
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..
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Poor Law union||Lanchester|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hedley Hope from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hedley-Hope)
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: