Monday, 7 May 2012

Durham Records Online additions

New from Durham Records Online (

Auckland St. Andrew baptisms 1820-1851 & burials 1821-1850
Here is a large data set from Auckland St. Andrew:
5,815 baptisms covering 1820 through June 1851
4,295 burials covering 1821-1850
These are from the Bishop’s Transcript except Apr 1845 through Dec 1846, which is from the parish register.

Hartlepool Old Cemetery (Spion Kop) burials 1870-1889
7,047 burials at Hartlepool Old Cemetery, also known as Borough Cemetery, Hart Warren, and Spion Kop), covering 1870-1889.

Sunderland: Robinson’s Lane Presbyterian Chapel baptisms 1727-1797 modified
Modified our earlier transcription of 2,258 baptisms at Robinson’s Lane Presbyterian Chapel in Sunderland covering 1727-1797.
Most of the members of the Presbyterian congregation were of Scottish extraction, arriving in Sunderland as seamen, soldiers, shipwrights, etc.

Marriage bonds 1765-1769 updated with full details
Replaced the index to marriage bonds in the years 1765-1769 with full details, so those 2,073 records are now instantly available, including 2 new bonds that we missed the first time around.

Jarrow marriage witnesses added 1816-1817
Added 471 witnesses to 228 marriages at Jarrow St. Paul in South Shields district, covering 1816-1817 plus the first 3 months of 1818, and corrected a few minor errors.

Coming soon:
  • Penshaw baptisms & burials 1831-1835
  • South Shields burials 1763-1797 and 1816-1819
  • Washington baptisms 1600-1767
  • Wallsend baptisms 1901-1930

(With thanks to Holly Cochran)


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