In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Middleton like this:
Middleton in Stranton, local government district, Stranton par., Durham, within the parl. limits of Hartlepool, 115 ac., pop. 1195; P.O., called Middleton.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Middleton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Hartlepool. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Middleton and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Middleton, in Hartlepool and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 13th December 2013
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