Welcome to Sacriston Parish in the County of Durham.  The origins of Sacriston date back to the 13th Century when it was called Sacriston's Heugh.  It comprised of a combined farm and manor house which was the residence of a monk who held the office of Sacristan of the Parish monastery at Durham Cathedral.  In January 2017 Sacriston had a population of around 6000.  For a short history of Sacriston click here.