|Alt names||Healyfield||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Type||Township, Civil parish|
|Located in||Durham, England|
|See also||Lanchester, Durham, England||ancient parish in which it was a township|
|Chester Ward, Durham, England||ancient county division in which it was located|
|Lanchester Rural, Durham, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1974|
|Derwentside District, Durham, England||district municipality covering the area 1974-2009|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia
Healeyfield is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England. The population of the civil parish taken from the 2011 census was 1,544. It is situated to the southwest of Consett.
The village was the site of a prisoner of war camp during the First World War.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Healeyfield from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "HEALYFIELD, a township in Lanchester parish, Durhamshire; 7½ miles NW of Durham. Acres: 1,221. Population: 336. Houses: 64."
Healeyfield was a township in the ancient parish of Lanchester. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 until 1974 it was part of Lanchester Rural District. Between 1974 and 2009 it became part of the larger Derwentside non-metropolitan district. Since 2009 County Durham has been a unitary authority.
Categories: Durham, England | Healeyfield, Durham, England | Lanchester, Durham, England | Chester Ward, Durham, England | Lanchester Rural, Durham, England | Derwentside District, Durham, England