In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Nesbitt like this:
NESBITT, a township in Hart parish, Durham; on the Hartlepool railway, 6½ miles N W of Hartlepool. Acres, 326. Pop., 12. House, 1.
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 Nesbitt has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Easington. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Nesbitt and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Nesbitt, in Easington and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
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