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Foxton with Shotton Township, 1848


SHOTTON, with Foxton, a township, in the parish and union of Sedgefield, N. E. division of Stockton ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 8½ miles (N.W.) from Stockton; containing 44 inhabitants. The Setons and Carrowes held property here, attached to their manor of "Foxden", in the 14th and 15th centuries: a moiety of the general estates of the Setons descended to the Sayer family; and among others who have had possessions in the place, occur the families of Hebborne and Salvin. The hamlet of Shotton lies to the east of Foxton.—See Foxton.

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.

Sedgefield Town Council Sedgefield Parish, 1848 Foxton Shotton, near Sedgefield
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