Place:Evenwood, Durham, England

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NameEvenwood
Alt namesBaronysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Coordinates54.617°N 1.767°W
Located inDurham, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Evenwood is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the south west of Bishop Auckland. It is in the civil parish of Evenwood and Barony, which has a population of 2,534.

A former coal mining village, the major pit, Randolph Colliery with its associated coke ovens, was worked between 1893 and 1962, and at its peak in 1914 employed over 1000 men.

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