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Houghton-le-Spring: A History by Frank H Rushford, Durham County Press

Houghton-le-Spring: A History by Frank H Rushford

A rare vintage book, as published by Durham County Press and sponsored by Houghton urban District Council (overseen by the Council's Clerk, Mr W.W Plews).

First published in 1950

PAGES: 97
CONDITION: Used
PRICE: 45 + P&P
QTY: 1

A copy of this book has recently been acquired. This rare book features a message from the original owner: Xmas 1951

CONTENTS

The book covers Houghton-le-Spring and the wider area, such as Penshaw and Fatfield, and is known to contain a few inaccuracies but is a worthwhile addition to your local history collection. It features several rare views of Houghton, as well as articles on the following (and some of the bits in between not mentioned on the contents page):

Rectors of Houghton

Archbishop of Canterbury

Another Archbishop

Parish Church

Gilpin Thorn

The Lake

Tongue of Big Ben

Ancient School

Lilburne Leveller

Apostle of the North

The Allens of Shiney Row

The Wesleys Arrive

Roman Catholicism

Local Government

Charities

History of Coal Mining

Morton House

Penshaw Monument

The Lambton Worm

Herringtons

Newbottle

Earl of Perth

Biddick

Sir George Elliot

 

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