Cornforth

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Cornforth
Cornforth is located in County Durham
Cornforth
Cornforth
Location within County Durham
Population2,501 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceNZ313343
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFerryhill
Postcode districtDL17
Dialling code01740
PoliceDurham
FireCounty Durham and Darlington
AmbulanceNorth East
EU ParliamentNorth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
County Durham
54°42′10″N 1°30′56″W / 54.70288°N 1.51551°W / 54.70288; -1.51551Coordinates: 54°42′10″N 1°30′56″W / 54.70288°N 1.51551°W / 54.70288; -1.51551

Cornforth is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated a short distance to the north-east of Ferryhill.

Before the middle part of the Victorian era, when coal mining was at its height in County Durham, Cornforth was in the parish of Bishop Middleham.

Thomas Hutchinson (bap. 1698, d. 1769) was a classical scholar, born in Cornforth and baptised there on 17 May 1698.

Village green and church at Cornforth

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 8 July 2015.

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