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Newfield (Auckland), Durham

Historical Description

Newfield, a township, with a village, in Auckland St Andrew parish, Durham, 3 miles N of Bishop Auckland. It has a post and money order office under Willington (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Byers Green. Acreage, 196 of land and 10 of water; population, 1130. Coal-mining is carried on, firebricks are made, and there are several coke ovens. Some spots command a fine view. There are Primitive Methodist and Methodist New Connexion chapels.

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.


Online maps of Newfield (Auckland) are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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