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Little Stainton, Durham

Historical Description

Stainton, Little, a township in Bishopton parish, Durham, about 3½ miles from Aycliffe station on the N.E.R., and 4½ NE of Darlington. Post town, Bishopton; money order office, Carlton Iron Works; telegraph office, Stockton-on-Tees. Acreage, 1145; population, 63.

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 parishBishopton 
Poor Law unionSedgefield 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Stainton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Little Stainton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online:

RegionNorth East
Postal districtTS21
Post TownStockton-On-Tees