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BARTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

"BARTON, a parish, in the eastern division of the wapentake of Gilling, in the North Riding of the county of York, 6 miles to the S.W. of Darlington, its post town. It lies on the border of Durham, and contains the township of Newton-Morrell, and part of the township of Stapleton. Limestone is abundant in the district. The parish is divided into two chapelries, St. Cuthbert's and St. Mary's; the livings are perpetual curacies* in the diocese of Ripon, value £100, in the patronage, respectively, of the vicars of Stanwick and Gilling. There is a small endowed school, established in 1683."


"BARTON SAINT CUTHBERT, a chapelry in the parish of Barton, and wapentake of Gilling, in the North Riding of the county of York, 5 miles from Darlington. See Barton, Yorkshire."


"BARTON SAINT MARY, a chapelry in the parish of Barton, wapentake of Gilling, in the North Riding of the county of York, 5 miles from Darlington."


"NEWTON MORRELL, a township in the parish of Barton, wapentake of East Gilling, North Riding county York, 62 1 miles S.W. of Darlington."


"STAPLETON, a township in the parishes of Barton and Croft-on-Tees, wapentake of East Gilling, North Riding county York, 2 miles S.W. of Darlington, and 3 N.E. of Barton. It is situated on the river Tees, and gives name to the Stapyltons of Myton. R. Bower, Esq., is lord of the manor and principal landowner."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013