Monday, 26 December 2011

Durham Records Online update

Just released on Durham Records Online (

Staindrop baptisms & burials 1765-1812
2,577 baptisms and 1,730 burials at Staindrop St. Mary the Virgin in Teesdale district, covering 1765-1812, from the Bishop’s Transcript with some missing bits filled in from the parish register. Residences mentioned include Alwent, Blakeley, Cleatlam, Darlington, Dent Gate, Farmhouse, Gawens House, Gibsneese, Hilton, Hullam House, Hungerknowle, Ingleton, Keverstone, Langleydale, Leeside, Lucy-cross, Moorside, Motherly House, Mulberry, New Mulberry, New Raby, Parks, Raby, Raby Castle, Raby Folly & Parks, Scaifhouse, Shotton, Snotterton, Staindrop, Staindrop Moor, Streatlam, Wackerfield, and Wardhouse.

Lanchester Vestry Minutes 1827-1828
We have added a new category of records – Vestry Minutes. So far, we have only a small set of 58 vestry minutes from Lanchester All Saints parish, covering Jan 1827 to the end of July 1828.

1911 census of Old Seaham and New Seaham
Our first transcription of the 1911 census covers the colliery villages of Old Seaham and New Seaham, with 6,349 residents.

Marriage bonds 1755-1759 updated with full details 
Replaced the index to marriage bonds in the years 1755-1759 with full details, so those 1,481 records are now instantly available, including 1 new bond that we missed the first time around.

Coming early next year:
Tynemouth Christ Church baptisms 1813-1817
South Shields baptisms & burials 1763-1797
Newcastle All Saints marriages 1822-1824
Denton baptisms & burials 1765-1812


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