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North Bedburn, 1848


BEDBURN, NORTH, a township, in the parish of St. Andrew Auckland, union of Auckland, N.W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 5¾ miles (N.W.) from Bishop-Auckland; containing 457 inhabitants. This place, which was anciently a possession of the Eure family, comprises the hamlets of Green-Head and Fir-Tree, and lies on the north side of Witton-le-Wear: the river Wear passes on the west. Smelting-works are said to have been carried on at a place now called Smelt-house.

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.

Parish of Auckland, St. Andrew, 1848
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A topographical dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, 7th Ed., 1848
- A topographical dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships, and the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man, with historical and statistical ...

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