Place:Cleatlam, Durham, England

Alt namesCleathamsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.562°N 1.818°W
Located inDurham, England
See alsoGainford, Durham, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Staindrop, Durham, Englandsecond parish with which it had links
Darlington Ward, Durham, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Barnard Castle Rural, Durham, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Teesdale 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

Cleatlam is a village in County Durham, England. At the 2011 UK census the population was less than 100. Information is now maintained under the parish of Staindrop. It is situated a few miles to the west of Darlington and 4-1/2 miles east-southeast of Barnard Castle.

Cleatlam was originally a township in the ancient parish of Gainford in County Durham. Some references state it was part of Staindrop parish. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894 it was part of Barnard Castle Rural District. Between 1974 and 2009 it became part of the larger Teesdale non-metropolitan district. Since 2009 County Durham has been a unitary authority.

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