Place:Edmondsley, Durham, England

Alt namesEdmondleysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.835°N 1.632°W
Located inDurham, England
See alsoChester le Street, Durham, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Chester Ward, Durham, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Chester le Street Rural, Durham, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Chester le Street District, Durham, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-2009
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Edmondsley is a small village in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles southwest of Chester le Street, near the villages of Craghead and Sacriston. The population in the UK census of 2011 was 543.

Coal mining once provided the village's main source of employment, but the last mines in the area had closed by the mid-1980s.

Edmondsley was a township in the ancient parish of Chester le Street. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 until 1974 it was part of Chester le Street Rural District. Between 1974 and 2009 it became part of the larger Chester le Street non-metropolitan district. Since 2009 County Durham has been a unitary authority.

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