The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]
Some eighty miles from Wellington and four miles from Longburn is situated Linton. Like other small places along the line its inhabitants for the most part are engaged in agricultural and pastoral pursuits. The post-office is run by the local storekeeper, and there is a public school. Mails close in Wellington daily for Linton at 6 a.m., arriving there at 11 a.m. Mails close at Linton for Wellington daily at 6.45 a.m., arriving at 1 p.m.