Kyo, a township in the ecclesiastical parish of Collieriy, Durham, with a station at Annfield Plain on the N.E.B.,. 9 miles NW by N of Durham. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office at Annfield Plain. Acreage, including Annfield Plain, 1795; population, 4520. There ar& large gasworks which supply gas to the neighbouring collieries. The parish church is in this township. Oxhill, a portion of the township of Kyo, is in the ecclesiastical parish of Beamish. The parish council consists of fifteen members. See COLLIEELY.
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 Kyo from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Kyo)
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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