Place:


Cockerton  County Durham

 

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

COCKERTON, a township in Darlington parish, Durham; on a branch of the river Skerne, 1 mile NW of Darlington. It has a post office under Darlington. Acres, 1, 748. Real property, £4, 043. Pop., 576. Houses, 117. A number of the inhabitants are linen weavers. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a n. school.

Cockerton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4181

Date accessed: 19th August 2017


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