Whessoe, a township in Haughton-le-Skerne parish, Durham, 2½ miles NW by W of Darlington station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Darlington. Acreage, 1443; population, 278. Divine service is held in the school-room.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Civil parish||Haughton le Skerne|
|Poor Law union||Darlington|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
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Land and Property
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Newspapers and Periodicals
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