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Elton, Durham

Historical Description

Elton, a village, a township, and a parish in Durham, near the Stockton and Darlington branch of the N.E.R., 3½ miles WSW of Stockton station. Post town, Stockton-on-Tees. Acreage, 1444; population, 106. Elton Hall, the seat of the Sutton family, is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham; net value, £146 with residence. The church was restored in 1886.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Poor Law unionStockton 
WardStockton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Churches

Stalbridge Methodist chapel


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyStockton-on-Tees
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtTS21
Post TownStockton-On-Tees