In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Elton like this:
ELTON, a parish in Stockton district, Durham; near the Stockton and Darlington railway, 2½ miles WSW of Stockton-on-Tees. Post town, Stockton-on-Tees. Acres, 1, 419. Real property, £1, 162. Pop., 108. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. Elton Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham. Value, £170. Patrons, T. Wade, T. J. Hogg, and J. Hogg, Esqs. The church is modern.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Elton, in Stockton on Tees and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th April 2017
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