Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Elton, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Elton

Historic Maps of Elton and the local area.

I spent many holidays, as a child, in Elton, staying at Beresford House, the home of Mrs Elliott, a lovely lady. My parents were Bill and Lucy Paterson.My father had holidayed in Elton since he was a teenager, and knew lots of the locals. My parents were friendly with all of Mrs Elliotts children....who were all (...Read full memory)

I recall staying in the youth hostel in Elton (Elton Hall was it?) when on a hostelling holiday in August 1967 with my girlfriend Angela Chapuis. We had a lovely time walking between Ilam Hall, Hartington and Elton youth hostels in idyllic summer weather. Somewhere I still have some photos from that trip.