In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Linton like this:
LINTON, a township in Church-Gresley parish, Derby; 4½ miles SSE of Burton-upon-Trent. Acres, 860. Real property, £2,302. Pop. in 1851,279; in 1861, 365. Houses, 79. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Linton in South Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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