Parishes
Sockburn

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Victoria County History

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William Page (editor)

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1928

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343

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'Parishes: Sockburn', A History of the County of Durham: Volume 3 (1928), pp. 343. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=42638 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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SOCKBURN

Soccabyrig, Sochasburgh (viii cent.); Socceburg (xii cent.); Socceburn (xiii cent.).

The parish of Sockburn includes the three townships of Sockburn, Girsby and Over Dinsdale, which cover altogether 2,757 acres. Of these the first is entirely in the county of Durham, the other two are in the wapentake of Allerton in the county of York.

For an account of the whole parish see The Victoria History of the County of York, North Riding, vol. i, pp. 449 to 454.