Fulwell  County Durham


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Fulwell like this:

FULWELL, a township in Monk-Wearmouth parish, Durham; on the coast, and on the Newcastle and Sunderland railway, 1¾ mile NNW of Sunderland. Acres, 807; of which 58 are water. Real property, £2, 085. Pop., 208. Houses, 39. Limeworks are here. A human skeleton, 9½ feet long, with two Roman coins near its right hand, was found in a bank of earth, at Fulwell hill, in 1759.

Fulwell through time

Fulwell is now part of Sunderland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Sunderland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fulwell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fulwell, in Sunderland and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd January 2021

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