100,000 Durham and Northumberland baptism, marriage and burial records added to FindMyPast

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25 November 2019
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FindMyPast has announced the release of more than 100,000 family history records relating to Durham and Northumberland.

The new records allow users of FindMyPast to discover their ancestors using records that can include details of an ancestor's parents, occupation, place of birth, place of residence and religion.

Northumberland and Durham baptisms

These records include a transcript taken from the original baptism records. The records were created by the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society, formed in 1975.

A number of records were also provided by the College of Arms, the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand.

Helpful details include name of mother and father, date of birth and/or baptism and occupation of one or both parents.

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Northumberland and Durham marriages

These records allow you to explore details of your relative’s marriage centuries before civil registrations of marriage. Discover your ancestors’ wedding date, location and age at their marriage.

The records with images were provided by The National Archives and created by the College of Arms, the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand. The records will provide you with details found in the original parish register.

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Northumberland and Durham burials

More than 25,000 additional Newcastle St Nicholas, Meldon, Tynemouth and Berwick parish burials are now available to search.

 

Discover where your ancestor is buried, where he/she lived and additional relatives’ names to add to your family tree.

 

Each record includes a transcript of the original burial records. The transcripts were created by the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society, formed in 1975 as well as the College of Arms, the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand.

 

Search here.

 

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