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== Parish History ==
HAMSTERLEY, a parochial chapelry, in the '''parish '''of St. Andrew Auckland, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 6¼ miles (W.) from Bishop-Auckland; There are places of worship for '''Baptists and Wesleyans'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51003#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 396-401. Date accessed: 17 July 2013. </ref>
The church is dedicated to St James and is Ancient parish including Hamsterley and South Bedburn.
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