Ouston  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ouston like this:

OUSTON, a township in Chester-le-Street parish, Durham; 1¼ mile S E of the river Team, and 2½ N W of Chester-le-Street. Acres, 636. Pop., 320. Houses, 54. There are a large colliery and a Wesleyan chapel.

Ouston through time

Ouston is now part of Chester le Street district. Click here for graphs and data of how Chester le Street has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ouston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ouston, in Chester le Street and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th October 2019

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