Cassop  County Durham


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

CASSOP, a township and a chapelry in Kelloe parish, Durham. The township lies on the Hartlepool railway, 4½ miles SE by E of Durham; and has a post office, of the name of Cassop-Colliery, under Ferryhill. Acres, 1,622. Real property, £5,248; of which £2,839 are in mines. Pop., 1,661. Houses, 321. The chapelry includes Quarrington. Pop., 3,130. Living, a p. curacy. Value, £300. The church was built in 1868.

Cassop through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th May 2022

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