Preston-on-Tees


Preston-on-Tees

Preston-on-Tees is a civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees situated to the north of Eaglescliffe, in the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is home to Preston Park and Preston Hall. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,748. It has a diverse number of property types ranging from terraced rented houses to large detached private dwellings. Residents of the area refer to themselves as Teessiders.

Local government

The parish originated as a township of the parish of Stockton-on-Tees, and was recognised as a civil parish itself in 1866. It was included in the Stockton poor law union and then the Stockton rural sanitary district. In 1894 this became the Stockton Rural District. In 1968 part of it became part of the county borough of Teesside. It later became part of the non-metropolitan district of Stockton-on-Tees in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972.

Local amenieties

The Church of England parish church is All Saints'.

References

*http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp?u_id=10091883&c_id=10001043
*http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp?u_id=10026659


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