Conforth  County Durham


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

CORNFORTH, a township-chapelry in Bishops-Middleham parish, Durham; on the Hartlepool railway, 6¼ miles SSE of Durham. Acres, 1, 689. Real property, £3, 172. Pop., 1, 619. Houses, 336. The living is a vicarage. Value, £200. The church was built in 1865.

Conforth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd December 2021

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