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Preston on Tees, Durham

Historical Description

Preston-on-Tees, a village and a township in Stockton-npon-Tees parish, Durham, on the river Tees and the N.E.R., 3 miles SW of Stockton, and a quarter of a mile from Eagles-cliffe railway station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Stockton. Acreage of township, 1136, of which 18 are water; population, 156. The Whinstone Dyke enters; Durham at this point. Preston Hall is the chief residence.

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 parishStockton upon Tees 
Poor Law unionStockton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Preston on Tees from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Preston on Tees 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: