In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Millfield like this:
MILLFIELD, a railway station in Durham; on the Sunderland, Leamside, and Bishop-Auclland railway, 1 mile W of Sunderland.
The location is that of Millfield station, and the name "Millfield" appears just above this on the modern 1:50,000 map. Additional information about this locality is available for Sunderland
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Millfield has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Sunderland. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Millfield and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Millfield, in Sunderland and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 09th December 2013
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