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Hunwick with Helmington, township, 1848

HUNWICK, with Helmington, 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, 3½ miles (N.W. by N.) from Bishop Auckland; containing 338 inhabitants. It is situated on the bank of the Wear, and comprises about 1560 acres of land. A district chapel dedicated to St. Paul has been erected; the district consists of this township and part of that of Newton-Cap, and is bounded on the east and south by the river Wear. A fine mineral spring, much resorted to in cases of indigestion, became dry in 1842, owing to the sinking of a coal-pit.

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.

Hunwick Parish of Auckland, St. Andrew, 1848 Church of St Paul the Apostle, Hunwick
Church of St Paul the Apostle, Hunwick
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Church of St Paul the Apostle, Hunwick
- Overview Map Street View The Church of St Paul the Apostle is located on Church Lane, by the junction with Station Road in  Hunwick. The church was built in 1844, …


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