Place:Healeyfield, Durham, England

Alt namesHealyfieldsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.829°N 1.893°W
Located inDurham, England
See alsoLanchester, Durham, Englandancient parish in which it was a township
Chester Ward, Durham, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Lanchester Rural, Durham, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Derwentside 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

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.

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