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Middleton, Durham

Historical Description

Middleton, a place in Stranton parish, Durham, 1 mile from West Hartlepool, of which it now forms a part. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under West Hartlepool. There are extensive ironworks, a shipbuilding yard, and other branches of shipbuilding are carried on. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel. See WEST HARTLEPOOL.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishMiddleton St. George 
Poor Law unionDarlington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Middleton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Middleton 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: