Felling  County Durham


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

FELLING, a large village and a chapelry in Yarrow parish, Durham. The village stands on the Northeastern railway, 1½ mile SE of Gateshead; increased recently from two hamlets to its present condition; is maintained by factories and by mining operations; connects with Felling-Shore, a coal-shipping place on the Tyne; and has a post office‡ under Gateshead, a r. station, a church built in 1866, four dissenting chapels, and a Roman Catholic chapel. The chapelry was constituted in 1866. Pop., 5, 105. The living is a vicarage. Value, £300. Patrons, Five Trustees.

Felling through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Felling, in Gateshead and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd April 2019

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