Chester le Street  County Durham


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Chester le Street like this:

Chester-le-Street, town, par., and township with ry. sta., in N. of co. and 5 m. N. of Durham and 260 NW. of London -- par., 32,094 ac. (188 water), pop. 40,337; township, 2913 ac. (52 water), pop. 6646; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper; has extensive coal mines and ironworks. Chester Moor, 3 m. from Chester-le-Street; P.O.

Chester le Street through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th April 2024

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