Silksworth  County Durham


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Silksworth like this:

Silksworth, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Bishop Wearmouth par., Durham - dist., pop. 4691; township, 1994 ac., pop. 401; vil., 3½ miles S. of Sunderland; P.O., and P.O. at Silksworth Colliery, and P.O., T.O., at Silksworth Row; in vicinity is Silksworth Hall, seat.

Silksworth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2021

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