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Walworth, Durham

Historical Description

Walworth, a township in Heighington parish, Durham, 4½ miles NW of Darlington. Post town, Heighington; money order and telegraph office, Piercebridge. Acreage, 2156; population, 138. The castle was built in the time of Elizabeth, and was visited in 1603 by James I., and is now the property of the Aylmer family.

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 parishHeighington 
Poor Law unionDarlington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Walworth from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Walworth 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:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtDL2
Post TownDarlington