Newfield  County Durham


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

NEWFIELD, a township, with a village, in Auckland, St. Andrew parish, Durham; 3 miles N of Bishop-Auckland. Acres, 199. Pop. in 1831, 8; in 1841, 345; in 1861, 1,024. Houses, 177. Coal-mining is largelycarried on. Some spots command a fine view.

Newfield through time

Newfield 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 Newfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 11th August 2022

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