Redmarshall, a village, a township, and a parish in Durham. The township lies 1 mile SW by S of Carlton railway station, and 4½ miles WNW of Stockton-on-Tees. There is a post office at Carlton railway station under Ferryhill; money order office, Carlton Ironworks; telegraph office, Stockton-on-Tees. Acreage of the township, 875; population, 78; of the ecclesiastical parish, 295. The Marquis of Londonderry, K.G., is lord of the manor. The parish contains also the township of Carlton. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham; gross value, £314 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church has a Norman chancel-arch, nave, S transept, and an embattled western tower; and contains three Later English sedilia, and an alabaster altar-tomb of T. Langton (who died in 1417) and his wife. It was thoroughly restored in 1893, when it was re-roofed and several new windows were inserted. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Carlton.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Ecclesiastical parish||Red-Marshall St. Cuthbert|
|Poor Law union||Stockton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Redmarshall from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Red-Marshall (St. Cuthbert))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.
Online maps of Redmarshall are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online: