Monday, 3 September 2012

Durham Records Online update

What's New at Durham Records Online (

Durham St. Giles baptisms & burials 1772-1797
719 baptisms and 873 burials at St. Giles in the city of Durham, from a combination of the parish register and the Bishop’s Transcript for maximum detail.

Haughton-le-Skerne 1882 baptisms completed
Added 31 baptisms at Haughton-le-Skerne St. Andrew, covering May – Dec 1882, to finish out the year. Here is a sample:

Dalton-le-Dale baptisms 1841-1877 updated
Updated 2,849 baptisms at Dalton-le-Dale St. Andrew by adding the abodes, father’s occupations (and a few birth dates) and correcting errors. Also added one record we had previously missed.

Updated baptisms with details: Hawthorn 1862-1964, Dawdon Mission 1911-1912
Updated 804 baptisms at Hawthorn St. Andrew and 64 baptisms at Dawdon Mission, both in Easington district, by adding the abodes, father’s occupations, birth dates, and correcting a few errors. Also added one baptism at Hawthorn that we had previously missed.

Chester-le-Street baptism index updated with full details for 1725-1743
Replaced the Chester-le-Street baptism index for 1725-1743 with full entries so those 3,238 baptisms are now instantly available, including 1 new record we missed the first time around.

Coming soon:
  • marriage witnesses at Bishopton, Brancepeth, and other parishes
  • full details of Chester-le-Street baptisms 1744-1774
  • Newcastle All Saints baptisms, burials, and marriages
  • South Shields St Hilda burials 1798-1812
  • further down the road: Tynemouth, Earsdon, Hexham, Heworth

(With thanks to Holly Cochran)


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