Elton

ELTON, a township, in the parish of Thornton, union of Great Boughton, Second division of the hundred of Eddisbury, S. division of the county of Chester, 5¼ miles (W. S. W.) from Frodsham; containing 225 inhabitants. The township comprises 1051 acres; the soil in the uplands is a strong marl, and in other parts sandy. As a commutation for the tithes, a rent-charge of £108 has been awarded; and there is a glebe of nearly 25½ acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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