Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 52 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 14 Market Towns and 11 Notable Villages of County Durham, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
MARKET TOWNS - Barnard Castle, Bishop’s Auckland, Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Sedgefield, South Shields, Staindrop, Stanhope, Stockton, Sunderland, Wolsingham, St John.
NOTABLE VILLAGES - Chester le Street, Jarrow, Heworth, Winlaton, Middleton in Teesdale, Houghton le Spring, Hetton le Hole, Newbottle, Painshaw, Monks Wearmouth, Bishop Wearmouth.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.