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Cleadon, Historical Account, 1890


Extract from: Kelly's Directory of Durham, 1890

Cleadon is a small village and township 3 ½ miles north from Sunderland, and the same distance south from South Shields. There is a station in Cleadon lane, on the North Eastern railway. The church of All Saints (a chapel of ease to St. Mary’s, Whitburn) is a building of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel and nave, and a turret containing one bell: there are 150 sittings: service on Sunday only, at 3 p.m. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Cleadon Meadows is the residence of John Brodrick Dale esq. J.P. and Undercliff, of Col. William Henry Allison J.P.

National Schools (mixed), built in 1830, for 50 children; average attendance, 30.

Cleadon Whitburn, Historical Account, 1890 All Saints Church, Cleadon
All Saints Church, Cleadon
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All Saints Church, Cleadon
- "Originally the village of Cleadon formed part of the parish of Whitburn (it’s larger neighbour to the east at the coast). In the mid nineteenth century Cleadon had started to ...

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