Stockley  County Durham


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

STOCKLEY, a township in Brancepeth parish, Durhamshire; 4½ miles SW by W of Durham. Acres, 1,342. Real property, £2,961; of which £2,000 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 44; in 1861, 282. Houses, 51. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of coal mining.

Stockley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 11th August 2022

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