Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Latest additions to Durham Records Online

What's new at Durham Records Online (www.durhamrecordsonline.com):

Durham St. Margaret baptisms, marriages, burials: 1558-1700
4,407 baptisms
1,118 marriages
4,586 burials

Barnard Castle Wesleyan Methodist Circuit registers 
1,174 baptisms from 1854 to 1894. These come from 3 registers with overlapping time frames. This Methodist circuit covered the County Durham and Yorkshire towns of Barnard Castle, Barningham, Bowes, Cotherstone, Cleatlam, Eggleston, Ingleton, Lunedale, Mickleton, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Newbiggin, Romaldkirk, Shildon, Staindrop, and Woodland.

Sunderland Cemetery burials 1935-1947
6,561 burials at Sunderland Cemetery (Stockton Rd, Grangetown, Sunderland) covering 1935 through 11 Feb 1947. As is usual for this cemetery, most records include a parent, spouse, or occupation, and some list the cause of death. A number of people buried here were killed in the German bombings of Sunderland during WWII, and are usually noted as "civilian war death”.

Coming Soon:
Tynemouth burials 1851 and baptisms 1850-52
Mere Knolls Cemetery (Western Extension) 1905-1939
Ferryhill baptisms 1843-64 and burials 1846-64
early Witton-le-Wear records
1851 Gateshead census

Further down the queue: 
Sherburn Hospital baptisms, Durham St. Nicholas marriages, Southwick baptisms, Darlington Friends Burial Ground, early Great Stainton

(With thanks to Durham Records Online)


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