Wikipedia: Burdon
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Burdon, Sunderland


Burdon is a village in the City of Sunderland, located to the south of the city centre. The hamlet of Old Burdon is located a short distance to the south-west of the village.

BURDON, a township, in the parish of Bishop-Wearmouth, union and N. division of Easington ward, N. division of the county of Durham, 3¾ miles (S.S.W.) from Sunderland; containing 114 inhabitants. The ancient family of Burdon, of knightly dignity, derived their name from this place; which also gave name to a local family, who, however, never passed the rank of yeomanry. The township lies on the south verge of the parish, near the road from Sunderland to Stockton, and comprises 1109a. 3r. 22p. The village is pleasantly situated on an eminence. The tithes have been commuted for £140. 17.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.
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East Farm, Burdon

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Burdon

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New housing development

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Dovecote at Old Burdon, near Sunderland

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