Holmside  County Durham


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

HOLMSIDE, a chapelry in Lanchester parish, Durhamshire; near the Stanhope railway, 6¾ miles NW of Durham. Acres, 2, 860. Real property, £6, 565; of which £4, 628 are in mines. Pop., 1, 048. Houses, 213. The manor belongs to the Wilkinsons. The living is a p. curacy. Value, £200. A new church was founded in 1869.

Additional information about this locality is available for Edmondsley

Holmside through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd October 2019

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