Perkinsville, County Durham
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There are a few shops including a convenience store, a fish and chip shop and a DIY store. There is also a working men's club. A pub ('The Ship') was located in the village but has been demolished with new housing being built in its place.
Perkinsville was named in the 1840s by Mr Charles Perkins. Charles Perkins ran the coal mines in High Urpeth (Chester-le-Street). He died in 1920.
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