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An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government.
Admiralty courts, also known as maritime courts, are courts exercising jurisdiction over all maritime contracts, torts, injuries, and offenses.
The Apollo Pavilion, also known as the Pasmore Pavilion, is a piece of public art in the new town of Peterlee in County Durham in the North East of England, designed by British artist and architect Victor Pasmore.
An archdeacon is a senior clergy position in the Syriac Orthodox Church, Church of the East, Chaldean Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, St Thomas Christians, Eastern Orthodox churches and some other Christian denominations, above that of most clergy and below a bishop.
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which has been designated for conservation due to its significant landscape value.
Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace and locally as the Bishop's Castle or Bishop's Palace, is located in Bishop Auckland, its neighbouring town in County Durham, England.
Barnard Castle is a market town in Teesdale, County Durham, England.
Baron is a rank of nobility or title of honour, often hereditary.
Baron Hylton is a title that has been created twice, once in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The Battle of Marston Moor was fought on 2 July 1644, during the First English Civil War of 1642–1646.
Beamish, the North of England Open Air Museum is an open-air museum located at Beamish, near the town of Stanley, County Durham, England.
Bedlington is a town in Northumberland, England, with a population of roughly 15,400, measured at 18,470 at the 2011 Census.
Bell is a surname common in English speaking countries with several word-origins.
A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.
Birtley is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, in Tyne and Wear, England.
Bishop Auckland is a market town and civil parish in County Durham in north east England.
The Bishop of Durham is the Anglican bishop responsible for the Diocese of Durham in the Province of York.
Blaydon is a town in the North East of England in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead - historically in County Durham.
Darlington is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, north-east England.
The Borough of Hartlepool is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, north-east England.
The Borough of Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority and borough in the north east of England, with a population of 191,600 shown in the 2011 census.
The Bowes Museum has a nationally renowned art collection and is situated in the town of Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham, England.
Brancepeth is a village and civil parish in County Durham, in England.
Brown is an English-language surname in origin chiefly descriptive of a person with brown hair, complexion or clothing.
The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya.
Castle Eden is a village in County Durham, in England.
Castle Eden Brewery (J Nimmo & Son Ltd) was a brewery that operated in the village of Castle Eden in County Durham.
Castle Eden Dene is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and National Nature Reserve in the Easington district of County Durham, England.
In human geography, a catchment area is the area from which a city, service or institution attracts a population that uses its services.
The Causey Arch is a bridge near Stanley in County Durham, northern England.
Coincident full censuses have taken place in the different jurisdictions of the United Kingdom every ten years since 1801, with the exceptions of 1941 (during the Second World War) and Ireland in 1921.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
A chamberlain (Medieval Latin: cambellanus or cambrerius, with charge of treasury camerarius) is a senior royal official in charge of managing a royal household.
Chancellor (cancellarius) is a title of various official positions in the governments of many nations.
Chester-le-Street is a town in County Durham, England.
Chester-le-Street was a local government district in County Durham, England.
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the monarch of the United Kingdom to a select group of communities:, there are 69 cities in the United Kingdom – 51 in England, six in Wales, seven in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.
Cleveland Fire Brigade is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the boroughs of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland & Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England.
Cleveland Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the area of former county of Cleveland in north east England.
Cleveland is an area in the north-east of England.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.
Consett is a town in the northwest of County Durham, England, about southwest of Newcastle upon Tyne.
A coroner is a person whose standard role is to confirm and certify the death of an individual within a jurisdiction.
The Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844 (7 & 8 Vict. c. 61), which came into effect on 20 October 1844, was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom which eliminated many outliers or exclaves of counties in England and Wales for civil purposes.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
The counties of Ireland (contaetha na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: coonties o Airlann) are sub-national divisions that have been, and in some cases continue to be, used to geographically demarcate areas of local government.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.
Durham or County Durham was a county constituency in northern England, which elected two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons from 1675 until 1832.
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering an area of, for the unitary authority areas of County Durham and Darlington.
In England, a county palatine or palatinate was an area ruled by a hereditary nobleman enjoying special authority and autonomy from the rest of a kingdom or empire.
The County Palatine of Durham was an area in the North of England that was controlled by the Bishop of Durham.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
A court of equity, equity court or chancery court is a court that is authorized to apply principles of equity, as opposed to 'law', to cases brought before it.
Crayke is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, about two miles east of Easingwold.
Crook Hall is a 14th-century Grade I listed manor house which stands off Sidegate in the Framwelgate area of the city of Durham.
Crook is a historic market town in County Durham, in the North East of England.
Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.
The custos rotulorum of County Durham was formerly appointed by the Bishop of Durham until the abolition of his palatine rights following the Palatinate of Durham Act, 1836.
Cuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) is a saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition.
Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England.
Derwentside was, from 1974 to 2009, a local government district in County Durham, England.
A dike or dyke, in geological usage, is a sheet of rock that is formed in a fracture in a pre-existing rock body.
The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "administration".
The Durham (County Palatine) Act 1836 (6 & 7 Will 4 c 19) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham, England, which has been wholly occupied since 1840 by University College, Durham.
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, United Kingdom, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham.
Durham Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the non-metropolitan county of County Durham and the unitary authority of Darlington.
Durham County Council is the local authority of the non-metropolitan County Durham (i.e. excluding the ceremonial county's boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees, which have their own unitary authority councils) in North East England.
The Durham Dales is the name given to a large area of landscape in the west of County Durham, consisting primarily of the Durham portion of the North Pennines, in England.
The City of Durham was, from 1974 to 2009, a non-metropolitan district of County Durham in North East England, with the status of borough and city.
The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 to 1968.
The Durham Miners' Gala is a large annual gathering held on the second Saturday in July in the city of Durham, England.
The Durham Police and Crime Commissioner is the police and crime commissioner, an elected official tasked with setting out the way crime is tackled by Durham Constabulary in the English County of County Durham.
Durham Tees Valley Airport is an international airport located just east of Darlington in County Durham, north-east England, about south-west of Middlesbrough and south of Durham.
Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
Earl of Scarbrough is a title in the Peerage of England.
Easington was, from 1974 to 2009, a local government district in eastern County Durham, England.
Ecgfrith (c. 645 – 20 May 685) was the King of Deira from 664 until 670, and then King of Northumbria from 670 until his death in 685.
Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.
An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
The seat or cathedra of the Bishop of Rome in the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano An episcopal see is, in the usual meaning of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction.
Escomb Church is the Church of England parish church of Escomb, County Durham, a village about west of Bishop Auckland.
Felling is an eastern suburb of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England.
Finchale Priory (pronounced finkle) sometimes referred to as Finchale Abbey was a 13th-century Benedictine priory.
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) is an English charity based in the United Kingdom.
In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.
In economics, gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.
Guthred or Guthfrith (Old Norse: Guðrøðr; died 24 August 895) was the king of Viking Northumbria from circa 883 until his death.
Hall is a common surname of English origin.
Hamsterley Forest is a commercial forest in County Durham operated by the Forestry Commission.
Hardwick Hall Country Park is a park located in County Durham near Sedgefield.
The Harrying of the North was a series of campaigns waged by William the Conqueror in the winter of 1069–70 to subjugate northern England.
Hartlepool is a town in County Durham, England.
Hebburn is a small town situated on the south bank of the River Tyne in North East England sandwiched between the towns of Jarrow and Gateshead and to the south of Walker.
Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.
High Force is a waterfall on the River Tees, near Middleton-in-Teesdale, Teesdale, County Durham, England.
This is a list of the High Sheriffs of the English County of Durham In most counties the High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown.
This is a list of the High Sheriffs of the English county of Northumberland.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The Historic England Archive is the public archive of Historic England, located in The Engine House on Fire Fly Avenue in Swindon, formerly part of the Swindon Works of the Great Western Railway.
Houghton-le-Spring is a town in North East England, which has its recorded origins in Norman times.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
Hylton Castle is a ruined stone castle in the North Hylton area of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England.
Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire), or magmatic rock, is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic.
Ireshopeburn is a village in County Durham, in England.
Islandshire was an area of Northumberland, England, comprising Lindisfarne or Holy Island, plus five parishes on the mainland.
Jarrow is a town in north-east England, located on the River Tyne.
John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby, (c.1337 – 17 October 1388) was an English peer and soldier.
Johnson is a surname of Danish, English, Scottish and Swedish origin.
Lanchester is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England, and was in the former district of Derwentside (1975–2009).
A liberty was an English unit originating in the Middle Ages, traditionally defined as an area in which regalian right was revoked and where the land was held by a mesne lord (i.e. an area in which rights reserved to the king had been devolved into private hands).
The Lieutenancies Act 1997 (1997 c. 23) is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, that defines areas that Lord-Lieutenants are appointed to in Great Britain.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, also known simply as Holy Island, is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England, which constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland.
This is a list of civil parishes in the ceremonial county of Durham, England, including Stockton-on-Tees (north of the river).
This is an incomplete list of people who have served as Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham.
The county of Durham, together with the now separate unitary authority of Darlington, is divided into 7 Parliamentary constituencies – 1 Borough constituency in Darlington and 6 County constituencies.
Local education authorities (LEAs) are the local councils in England and Wales that are responsible for education within their jurisdiction.
The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
The Local Government Commission for England was established by the Local Government Act 1958 to review the organisation of local government, and make "such proposals as are hereinafter authorised for effecting changes appearing to the Commissions desirable in the interests of effective and convenient local government".
Longovicium (or Lanchester Roman Fort) was an auxiliary fort on Dere Street, in the Roman province of Britannia Inferior.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Durham.
The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.
Low Force is an 18-foot (5.5m) high set of falls in the Tees Valley, England.
Lumley Castle is a 14th-century quadrangular castle at Chester-le-Street in the North of England, near to the city of Durham and a property of the Earl of Scarbrough.
Malcolm III (Gaelic: Máel Coluim mac Donnchada; c. 26 March 1031 – 13 November 1093) was King of Scots from 1058 to 1093.
The Marshalsea Court (or Court of the Marshalsea, also known as the Court of the Verge or the Court of the Marshal and Steward) was a court associated with the Royal Household in England.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Middlesbrough is a large post-industrial town on the south bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire, north-east England, founded in 1830.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for Housing, communities and local government in England.
Mountain rescue services in England and Wales operate under the association of the MREW - Mountain Rescue (England & Wales), formerly called Mountain Rescue Council of England & Wales.
The Municipal Corporations Act 1835 (5 & 6 Wm. IV., c.76), sometimes known as the Municipal Reform Act, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in the incorporated boroughs of England and Wales.
Mustard plants are any of several plant species in the genera Brassica and Sinapis in the family Brassicaceae.
The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded national healthcare system for England and one of the four National Health Services for each constituent country of the United Kingdom.
Locomotion, also known as Locomotion: the National Railway Museum at Shildon or Shildon Locomotion Museum is a railway museum in Shildon, County Durham, England.
Newton Aycliffe is a town in County Durham, England.
A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.
Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.
Norhamshire was an exclave of County Durham in England.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in North East England, covering the counties of County Durham, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear and the area of the former county of Cleveland in North Yorkshire.
North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers (NEIMME), commonly known as The Mining Institute, is a British organisation dedicated to the research and preservation of knowledge relating to mining and mechanical engineering.
The North of England Lead Mining Museum, also known as Killhope, is an industrial museum near the village of Cowshill, County Durham, England.
The North Pennines is the northernmost section of the Pennine range of hills which runs north–south through northern England.
The North Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions (ridings) of the English county of Yorkshire, alongside the East and West Ridings.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.
Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.
Ouston is a village in County Durham, about south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England.
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it became the Parliament of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Pelton is a village and electoral ward in County Durham, in England.
The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
Perkinsville is a village in County Durham, in England.
The Permian is a geologic period and system which spans 47 million years from the end of the Carboniferous Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Triassic period 251.902 Mya.
Peterlee is a small town built under the New Towns Act of 1946, in County Durham, England.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system.
The postal counties of the United Kingdom, now known as former postal counties, were postal subdivisions in routine use by the Royal Mail until 1996.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
Prior, derived from the Latin for "earlier, first", (or prioress for nuns) is an ecclesiastical title for a superior, usually lower in rank than an abbot or abbess.
In British and American common law, quo warranto (Medieval Latin for "by what warrant?") is a prerogative writ requiring the person to whom it is directed to show what authority they have for exercising some right, power, or franchise they claim to hold.
Raby Castle is near Staindrop in County Durham, England, among of deer park.
The borough of Redcar & Cleveland is a unitary authority area of North Yorkshire in the North East of England, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Eston, Skelton and Loftus.
The Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 (48 & 49 Vict., c. 23) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Representation of the People Act 1832 (known informally as the 1832 Reform Act, Great Reform Act or First Reform Act to distinguish it from subsequent Reform Acts) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom (indexed as 2 & 3 Will. IV c. 45) that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of England and Wales.
The Restoration of the English monarchy took place in the Stuart period.
Richard II (6 January 1367 – c. 14 February 1400), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399.
The River Derwent is a river which flows between the borders of County Durham and Northumberland in the north east of England.
The River Tees is in northern England.
The River Tyne is a river in North East England and its length (excluding tributaries) is.
The River Wear in North East England rises in the Pennines and flows eastwards, mostly through County Durham to the North Sea in the City of Sunderland.
Robert Comine (died 1069) (also Robert de Comines, Robert de Comyn) was very briefly earl of Northumbria.
Robinson is an English language patronymic surname, originating in England.
Robson is an English surname.
Ron Hogg (born 1 October 1951) is a British politician and former police officer.
Ryhope is a coastal village along the southern boundary of the City of Sunderland, in Tyne and Wear, North East England.
Ryton is a semi-rural small town near the western border of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, being 5.8 miles (9.3 km) west of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Sacriston is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England, situated north of the city of Durham.
Sadberge is a village in County Durham, England, situated between Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees.
Seaham, formerly Seaham Harbour, is a small town in County Durham, situated south of Sunderland and east of Durham.
Seaham Hall is now an English country house, now run as a spa hotel, in County Durham.
Sedgefield is a town and civil parish in County Durham, England.
Sedgefield District was, from 1974 to 2009, a local government district and (from 1996), Borough in County Durham, in North East England.
Sedgefield Racecourse is an English horse racing course located south of the city of Durham, close to the village of Sedgefield, owned by Arena Racing Company.
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
A sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England, where the office originated.
Shildon is a town in County Durham, in England.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
In geology, a sill is a tabular sheet intrusion that has intruded between older layers of sedimentary rock, beds of volcanic lava or tuff, or along the direction of foliation in metamorphic rock.
A sixth form college is an educational institution in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Belize, the Caribbean, Malta, Norway, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels, Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma, or school-level qualifications such as General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations.
Smith is a surname originating in England.
South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Spennymoor is a town in County Durham, England.
Staindrop is a village and civil parish east of Barnard Castle in County Durham, England.
Stanhope (pronounced in the regional dialect "Stanup") is a small market town in County Durham, England.
Stanley is a former colliery town and civil parish in County Durham, England.
Startforth is a village in Teesdale, in the Pennines of England, situated a short distance south-west of Barnard Castle, on the opposite side of the River Tees.
Startforth Rural District was a rural district in the North Riding of the historic county of Yorkshire in the Pennines of northern England.
Stephen (Étienne; – 25 October 1154), often referred to as Stephen of Blois, was King of England from 1135 to his death, as well as Count of Boulogne from 1125 until 1147 and Duke of Normandy from 1135 until 1144.
A steward is an official who is appointed by the legal ruling monarch to represent them in a country, and may have a mandate to govern it in their name; in the latter case, synonymous with the position of regent, vicegerent, viceroy (for Romance languages), governor, or deputy (the Roman rector, praefectus or vicarius).
Stockton-on-Tees is a market town in the ceremonial county of County Durham, North East England.
Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester, 77 miles north of Leeds, and 240 miles north-northwest of London.
Susan Snowdon (born 1 April 1951) is a former teacher and magistrate.
The Tanfield Railway is a heritage railway in Gateshead and County Durham, England.
Tanfield is a former mining village in County Durham, England, near Stanley, and the location of Tanfield Railway, the Causey Arch and Tanfield School.
Tanned leather in Marrakesh Tanning is the process of treating skins and hides of animals to produce leather.
Teesdale is a dale, or valley, of the east side of the Pennines in County Durham, England.
Teesdale was, from 1974 to 2009, a local government district in County Durham, England.
Teesside is the conurbation in the north east of England around the urban centre of Middlesbrough that is primarily made up of the towns Billingham, Redcar, Stockton-on-Tees, Thornaby and surrounding settlements near the River Tees.
The Boldons are a group of three small villages in the north east of England - East Boldon, West Boldon and Boldon Colliery - north of Sunderland, east of Newcastle and south of South Shields and Jarrow.
The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).
The title of third-oldest university in England is claimed by three institutions: Durham University as the third oldest officially recognised university (1832) and the third to confer degrees (1837); the University of London as the third university to be granted a Royal Charter (1836); and University College London as it was founded as London University (1826) and was the third oldest university institution to start teaching (1828).
Thompson is a patronymic surname of English and Scottish origin, with a variety of spellings meaning "son of Thom".
Tom Lamb (3 May 1928 – 24 February 2016) was a British coal miner and artist in the North East of England.
Tow Law is a town and civil parish in County Durham, England.
The Triassic is a geologic period and system which spans 50.6 million years from the end of the Permian Period 251.9 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Jurassic Period Mya.
Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear.
The miners' strike of 1984–85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures.
Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district.
The United Kingdom Census of 1881 recorded the people residing in every household on the night of 3 April 1881, and was the fifth of the UK censuses to include details of household members.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England.
Urpeth (Urpeth Grange) is a village in County Durham, England.
Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary near the village of Ushaw Moor, County Durham, England.
Edwin John Victor Pasmore, CH, CBE (3 December 190823 January 1998) was a British artist and architect.
Vinovia or Vinovium was a Roman fort and settlement situated just over to the north of the town of Bishop Auckland on the banks of the River Wear in County Durham, England.
The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.
The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet: the House of Lancaster, associated with a red rose, and the House of York, whose symbol was a white rose.
Washington is a new town in the City of Sunderland local government district of Tyne and Wear, England, and part of historic County Durham.
A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river.
Watson is a patronymic surname of English and Scottish origin.
Wear Valley was, from 1974 to 2009, a local government district in County Durham, England.
Weardale is a dale, or valley, of the east side of the Pennines in County Durham, England.
The Weardale Railway is an independently owned British single-track branch line heritage railway between, Witton-le-Wear, Wolsingham, Frosterley and Stanhope.
Wearside is an area of North East England centred on the continuous urban area of Sunderland by the River Wear, and in the wider sense, including separate neighbouring settlements such as Seaham.
Whickham is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, North East England, south west of Newcastle upon Tyne, and is situated on high ground overlooking the River Tyne.
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne KG KB PC (6 December 1592 – 25 December 1676) was an English polymath and aristocrat, having been a poet, equestrian, playwright, swordsman, politician, architect, diplomat and soldier.
Willington is a former mining village in County Durham, England, in the foothills of the Pennines and near the River Wear close to Crook, Bishop Auckland and Durham City.
Wilson is an English and Scottish surname, common in the English-speaking world.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The structure of local government in the United Kingdom underwent large changes in the 1990s.
Structural changes to local government in England were effected on 1 April 2009, whereby a number of new unitary authorities were created in parts of the country which previously operated a 'two-tier' system of counties and districts.
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