Kelly*s 1906 Trade Directory- Coxhoe

Kelly’s 1906 Trade Directory- Coxhoe
COXHOE………………………………………………………….length, and contains some good shops; the houses on the western side of
the street or village are in Cornforth parish; it is on the high road from Sedgefield, 5 miles south-east of Durham. The
Ferry Hill and Hartlepool branch of the North Eastern railway has a station at Coxhoe Bridge, half a mile from the village,
and there is another station in the village on a branch line from Ferry Hill.
The church of St Mary, consecrated in 1868, is a building of stone, in Early Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave,
south porch, and has one bell: there are 550 sittings. The register dates from the year 1868. The living is a vicarage net
yearly value £261, with residence, in a gift of the Crown and the Bishop of Durham alternately, and held since 1867 by
the Rev David Fleming B.A. of Glasgow University, and F.R.A.S. The Wesleyan chapel, erected in 1871, at a cost of £1,100
is of red and white brick, and will seat 500 persons; the Primitive Methodist Chapel, built in 1865, has 400 sittings.
There is a reading room well supplied with local and other papers. In the neighbourhood are extensive collieries, coke
ovens, stone quarries and lime works which give employment to the inhabitants.
Coxhoe Hall, half a mile east of the village, the property of the trustees of the late Thomas Wood of Aston Cantlow,
Warwickshire, and the residence of William Henry Wood esq. J.P. is a handsome mansion, erected by J. Burdon esq. in
1725, and occupies an elevated position approached by a fine avenue of trees. The trustees of the late Thomas Wood
esq. and the trustees of the late Mr Jones are principal landowners. The soil is loam and clay; the subsoil limestone. The
area of Coxhoe is 1,058 acres; rateable value, £6, 854; the population of the township in 1901 was 3, 278, and of the
ecclesiastical parish 2,381.
EAST HETTON, an important colliery village in this township, but in the ecclesiastical village of Kelloe, is about 1 mile east
of Coxhoe. There are Wesleyan and Primitive chapels and a reading room.
Parish Clerk and Sexton, George Jackson.
Post, M.O. & T.M.O., S.B. & A. & I. & Telephone Call Offices, Coxhoe (Sub-Office. Letters should have S.O. co Durham
added).- Thomas Kingston, postmaster. Letters from all parts arrive at 6 am. & 7.15 pm. & are dispatched at 1.45, 6.30 &
8.15 pm. Week days; Sundays at 1.15 pm.
Wall Letter Boxes, Black Gate, cleared at 1.40 & 6.30 pm.; Sunday, 5.25 pm.; Coxhoe Bridge Station, cleared at 2 & 6.45
pm.’ Sunday, 5.35 pm.; near Mr Gornall’s cleared at 8 pm; Sunday, 5 pm.
Police Station, Robert Stokel, sergeant & 7 constables.
Railway Station-Coxhoe Bridge, George Pinder, station master
Fleming Rev. David B.A., F.R.A.S. Vicarage
Hepburn Frederick Charles B.A. Black gate
Longstaff Rev. Christopher (Primitive Methodist), Cornforth road
Oliver Willie M.B. Linden Villa
Tait Mrs
Wood John J.P. Coxhoe Hall
Wood William Henry J.P. Coxhoe Hall
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Bell John & Joseph, masons
Bell Thomas, builder
Bell Thomas (Mrs), cabinet maker
Bell William, cabinet maker
Bell William, farmer
Best John, wheelwright
Booth Thomas, tailor & coffee house
Carr William, butcher
Cawthorne John Robert, grocer & draper, Cornforth lane
Chisholm Wm Pattison, Tyneside inn
Cooper Caroline (Mrs), shopkeeper
Cornforth & Coxhoe Co-operative Soc. Ltd (Mark Robinson, manager; Walter Macdonald, sec)
Coxhoe Gas C. (L.M. Weldon, sec), Grange House
David Thomas, fruiterer & grocer
David Thomas , grocer & agent for W. & A. Gilbey Ltd, wine & spirit merchants
Dodds Thomas, Three Tuns P.H.
Draper Matthew, butcher
Edwards John, Clarence P.H.
Ellerby John W. hair dresser
Forster John H. Railway Hotel
Galloway Samuel, refreshment rooms
Gornall James, draper & outfitter
Hepburn Frederick Charles B.A. Camb., M.R.C.S.Eng., L.R.C.P. Lond. Surgeon & medical officer & public vaccinator,
Cornforth district, Sedgefield union, Black gate
Herbert George, farmer, Avenue Farm
Herbert Robert, farmer, East farm
Heron Robert, blacksmith
Hewison Richard, tailor
Holmes, William H. news agent
Hope John, boot maker
Jamieson Alexander, watch maker
Johnson Allan, cycle agent
Killgallon Patrick, Anchor P.H. Blackgate
Kingston Thomas, general dealer & insurance agent, Post Office
Laing Thomas, farmer
Leighton Mary (Mrs), farmer
Liddle Hannah (Mrs), draper
Lighton William, Red Lion P.H. Black gate
Lingford S. & Co. grocers
Lowe Robert, butcher
Macdonald Walter sec to Co-op
McKinley Frank, Red Lion P.H.
Mahone Nicholas, builder
Miller John, Three Tuns P.H.
Norfolk Charles , shopkeeper
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Oliver Gertrude (Mrs) Commercial Inn
Oliver Willie M.B., B.S.Dur. physician & surgeon, & medical officer & public vaccinator Southern district, Durham union &
certifying factory surgeon, Linden Villa
Pamley William, boot maker
Picken Wm butcher & farmer Black gate
Reading Room (Thos. Robinson, hon sec)
Reed William, National school master, Black gate
Robinson Mark, manager of Co-op
Robinson Thomas, wholesale earthernware dealer
Robinson Thomas, assistant overseer & clerk to the Parish Council for Cornforth parish, Cornforth Lane
Robson Wm E. druggist & wine agent
Salisbury Thos. Farmer & beer retailer
Sanderson Thomas, joiner
Scott Isabella (Mrs) Bridge Hotel
Senior & Co. grocer & boot dealers
Shield Charles, shopkeeper
Smith John James, grocer
Smith William, Davy Lamp P.H.
Stephenson George, West Hetton Inn
Swinton Robert, fruiterer
Tasker Mark John, tailor & draper
Thomas Jane (Mrs) shopkeeper, Black gate
Trusdale Agatha (Mrs), news agent
Turnbull George, miller (water)
Wasey W. saddler
Watson William, shopkeeper, Blackgate
Wood Wm Henry, mining engineer, Coxhoe Hall
EAST HETTON Commercial
Archer Edward, shopkeeper
Brainson John, Masons’ Arms P.H.
Bird William, fruiterer
Callen Mry (Mrs), Turks Head P.H.
Cummins Alexander, news agent
Hope Thomas, grocer
Hope Thomas, insurance agent
Kirkpatrick Samuel, Red Lion P.H.
Peat Thomas, Railway Hotel
Reading Rm (Thomas Gowland, sec)
Reed Joseph, grocer
Scott James, grocer
Scott George, Bradyll Arms PH
Seymour Matthew, assistant overseer
Taylor Henry, Greyhound P.H.
Thompson John, shoe maker
Tyman Andrew, news agent
West George, Victoria P.H.