Thursday, 14 February 2013

Durham Records Online update

What's New at Durham Records Online (

Shotley Bridge Primitive Methodist Circuit baptisms 1878-1924
3,146 baptisms performed on the Shotley Bridge Primitive Methodist circuit between 1878 and 1924 inclusive, completing our transcription of registers 6 and 7.

Sacriston baptisms 1866-1875
565 baptisms at Sacriston St. Peter in Chester-le-Street district, from the Bishop’s Transcript of the first register in 1866 to the end of 1875.

South Shields St. Stephen baptisms 1846-1848
115 baptisms at South Shields St. Stephen, from the beginning of the register in Oct 1846 to the end of 1848, from the Bishop’s Transcript.

Pittington marriages 1834-1905 updated
Added 3,398 witnesses plus minor corrections (and a few major ones) to our existing 1,614 marriages in the years 1834-1905 at Pittington St. Lawrence in Durham district, and added 17 marriages that had been missed in the initial transcription of the register.

Earsdon marriages 1836-1844
431 marriages at Earsdon St. Alban in the Tynemouth district of Northumberland, from May 1836 where we left off last time, to the end of 1844. Note this includes both the older, terser marriage format, and later, civil-registration-era fully-detailed marriages.

Chester-le-Street burial index updated 1750-1799
Replaced the Chester-le-Street burial index for 1750-1799 with full entries so those 8,726 burials are now instantly available, including 8 new burials that we missed the first time around.

Etherley baptisms & burials 1834-1862
906 baptisms and 564 burials at Etherley St. Cuthbert in Auckland district, from the Bishop’s Transcript.

Files in the processing queue, not necessarily to be released in this order:
  • Shotley Primitive Methodist Circuit baptisms 1908-1943
  • Pittington baptisms 1852-1876
  • Earsdon baptisms, marriages, and burials pre-1813
  • Hartlepool North Cemetery 1881-1901
  • Monkwearmouth Venerable Bede baptisms 1877-1885
  • Gateshead St. James baptisms 1865-1879
  • Lumley baptisms & burials 1861-1867
  • Hexham baptisms, marriages, and burials 1837-1858

Further down the road: records from Hartlepool St. James and St. Oswald, Newcastle All Saints, Longbenton

(With thanks to Holly Cochran)


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