Elton  Derbyshire


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

ELTON, a township-chapelry in Youlgreave parish, Derby; under Mouldridge hill, 1 mile NW of Winster, and 5 SW of Rowsley r. station. Post - town, -Winster, under Matlock. Real property, £2, 480. Pop., 491. Houses, 124. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the -dio. of Lichfield. Value, £120.* Patrons, the Inhabitants. The church was rebuilt in 1808. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.

Elton through time

Elton is now part of Derbyshire Dales district. Click here for graphs and data of how Derbyshire Dales has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Elton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Elton in Derbyshire Dales | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 13th June 2021

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