Place:Cornforth, Durham, England


Coordinates54.7°N 1.517°W
Located inDurham, England
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Cornforth is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated a short distance to the north-east of Ferryhill.

Before the middle part of the Victorian era, when coal mining was at its height in County Durham, Cornforth was in the parish of Bishop Middleham.

Thomas Hutchinson (bap. 1698, d. 1769) was a classical scholar, born in Cornforth and baptised there on 17 May 1698.

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