Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Durham Records Online update

New records on Durham Records Online (www.durhamrecordsonline.com):

Benfieldside (Consett/Blackhill) Cemetery 1920-1981
15,146 burials at Benfieldside Cemetery, also known as Blackhill Cemetery or Consett Cemetery, on Durham Road in Blackhill next to Consett, in Lanchester district, from early May 1920 (where we left off last April) to mid-November 1981.

West Hartlepool St. James baptisms 1923-1952, marriages 1906-1956
At West Hartlepool St. James in Hartlepool district

Seaham & Murton marriages updated with details
We have updated all of the marriages at the following churches in Easington district, adding ages, marital status, occupations of grooms and fathers, abodes, and witnesses.

Seaham St. Mary the Virgin, 1838-1967, and we added 2 marriages we missed earlier
Seaham, Parkside Methodist Church, 1976-1996. We also added 20 marriages here for 1963-1976, which completes this collection.
Seaham Harbour, Wesleyan Methodist Church [Tempest Place]
Murton, Albion Street Methodist Church, 1922-1955
Murton Colliery Methodist Church, 1902-1941

Wingate Grange 1851-1862 baptisms updated with occupations & abodes
We have updated 960 baptisms at Wingate Grange from 1851 to 1862 inclusive with abodes and father's occupations. We also found 3 missed baptisms and made a few corrections, mostly minor spelling tweaks.

Coming Soon:
Gateshead Primitive Methodist Circuit baptisms 1855-1867
Bishopwearmouth Cemetery burials 1900-1909
Morpeth baptisms & burials 1813-1840, marriages 1813-1836
updates to South Hetton Holy Trinity marriages 1863-1930 (adding abodes, occupations, witnesses)
Dinsdale baptisms 1556-1812, marriages 1564-1768, burials 1562-1768

In the queue:
Several South Shields Presbyterian churches, Longhorsley, Hart Cemetery MIs, South Shields St Hilda baptisms 1836+, Newcastle All Saints baptisms 1835-36, Hexham Whitley Chapel baptisms & burials 1843-1888, Birtley St Joseph Catholic marriages 1846-1899, Durham St. Cuthbert RC baptisms 1841-1885, Sunderland Methodist baptisms, Hartlepool St. Hilda baptisms

(With thanks to Durham Records Online)


My next Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the Old Parish Records online course starts on November 5th, and runs for 5 weeks, priced at £45.99. Spaces are still available - see http://pharostutors.com/coursedescriptions.php#302

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