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Hilton, Durham

Historical Description

Hilton, a township in Ingleton ecclesiastical parish, Durham, 5½ miles SSW. of Bishop Auckland, and about 4 from Gainford station on the N.E.R. Post town, Darlington; money order and telegraph office, Gainford. Acreage, 1097; population, 91. The Duke of Cleveland is lord of the manor.

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


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

Ancient CountyCounty Durham 
Civil parishStaindrop 
Poor Law unionTeesdale 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyCounty Durham
RegionNorth East
Postal districtDL2
Post TownDarlington