Stillington, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Durham, with a station on the N.E.R., 6 miles WNW of Stockton-on-Tees. Post town, Ferry Hill; money order office, Carlton Ironworks; telegraph office, Stillington railway station. Acreage of township, 1153; population, 65. The ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1872 and extended in 1886. It comprises the townships of Stillington, Whitton, and Foxton-cum-Shotton. Population, 1198. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham; net value, £228 with residence. Patron, the Bishop. The church is in Whitton township, was erected in 1879, is in the Gothic style, and consists of nave, S aisle, small transept, S porch, and bell turret. The vicarage was erected in 1884.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ancient County||County Durham|
|Civil parish||Red Marshall|
|Poor Law union||Sedgefield|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Stillington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Stillington)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for County Durham is available to browse.
Online maps of Stillington are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering county Durham online: