Place:Ferryhill, Durham, England

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NameFerryhill
Alt namesFerry-Hillsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates54.683°N 1.55°W
Located inDurham, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ferryhill is a town in south-central County Durham, England, with a population of around 11,651 people, making it the 8th biggest town in the County. It is in the Durham County Unitary area. The town grew very rapidly in the 1900s around the coal mining industry. The last mine closed in 1968.

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