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New Seaham, Durham

Historical Description

New Seaham, a colliery village and an ecclesiastical parish in Seaham township and parish, Durham, with a station on the N.E.R. named Seaton, and another on the Londonderry Fine (Sunderland and Seaham Harbour) named Seaham Colliery, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Sunderland. Population of ecclesiastical parish, 4691. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham; gross value, £450 with residence. Patron, the Marquis of Londonderry. There are a church mission room and two reading-rooms for the use of the colliers.

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

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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