Place:


Middleton St George  County Durham

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Middleton St George like this:

MIDDLETON-ST.GEORGE, or Middleton-One Row, a village and a parish in Darlington district, Durham. The village stands on the river Tees, at the boundary with Yorkshire, near Dinsdale spa, 1 mile S of the Darlington and Stockton railway, and 4½ ESE of Darlington; consists of a row of well built houses, extending over a line of nearly ½ a mile, together with two good hotels; was erected chiefly for the accommodation of visitors to Dinsdale spa; bears properly the name of Middleton-One-Row, while the parish properly bears that of Middleton-St. ...


George; has a post office, of its own proper name, under Darlington; and communicates by omnibus with the r. station of Middleton and Dinsdale. The parish contains also the hamlet of Oak-Tree, and some houses recently erected by the Middleton Iron Company. Acres, 2,050. Real property, £2,999. Pop., 294. Houses, 68. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to H. A. W. Cox, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham. Valne, £100. Patron, H. A. W. Cox, Esq. The church stands near the village, is small and plain, and consists of nave and chancel. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and a slightly endowed school.

Middleton St George through time

Middleton St George is now part of Darlington district. Click here for graphs and data of how Darlington has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Middleton St George itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Middleton St George, in Darlington and County Durham | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2962

Date accessed: 24th October 2021


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