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Chilton Township (Ferryhill), 1848


CHILTON, a township, in the ecclesiastical district of Ferry-Hill, parish of Merrington, union of Sedgefield, S.E. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 9 miles (S. by E.) from Durham; containing 189 inhabitants. The village of Great Chilton is situated about a mile to the northeast of Rushyford, and occupies a hilly region: it formed part of the forfeitures of William de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, in 1388. There is a branch of the Clarence railway from the Durham branch, about three furlongs in length. The tithes have been commuted for £166. 19. payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, and £68 to the vicar of the parish.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Chilton Ferryhill Township, 1848 Chilton Town Council Area Merrington Parish, 1848
Ferryhill Township, 1848
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Ferryhill Township, 1848
- FERRY-HILL, a township, in the parish of Merrington, union of Sedgefield, S.E. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 5¾ miles (E.N.E.) from Bishop-Auckland; containing 850 ...

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