Source 1

Trimdon Grange, OS Durham XXXVI,1 (1857)

1. Look at Source 1. This is a map of the Trimdon area in 1857.

  • Make a list of all the different things you can see on the map
  • Where did people work?
  • Were the houses big or small?
  • In 1857, was it a large town?
  • Was Trimdon a middle class or working class area? How did you make up your mind?
  • Why do you think a railway was needed in Trimdon?