Thousands of Northumberland and Durham records added to FindMyPast


14 April 2020
Holy Trinity, Widdingtron, Northumberland
FindMyPast has announced the release of thousands of new records covering Northumberland and Durham.

The new additions have been provided by FindMyPast's partners at the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society.

Northumberland & Durham Memorial Inscriptions

Over 22,000 new records covering 18 parishes across the North East of England have been added to this collection. Memorial inscriptions can reveal details for your family tree including:

  • Your ancestors' names
  • Their birth, death and burial dates
  • Their age at death
  • The messages inscribed on their memorial
  • Where they were buried
  • Their religious denomination

The records consist of transcriptions with the most important details and a small number of original memorial images that can uncover even more. Explore here.

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Northumberland baptisms

Thousands of additional transcripts of baptism records from seven Northumberland parishes have joined this collection:

  • Bywell, St Andrew with records dating 1668-1901
  • Corbridge, St Andrew with records dating 1716-1747
  • Swinburne, St Mary with records dating 1828-1859
  • Widdrington, Holy Trinity with records dating 1698-1912
  • Wooler, St Mary with records dating 1764-1812

To explore, click here.

Northumberland marriages

Marriage records from St Peter's Church, Cambois (not available anywhere else online) have been added to the site and can be found here.

Durham baptisms

The new additions include 4,400 exclusive baptism records covering four Durham parishes:

  • Denton, St Mary with records dating 1813-1839
  • Hurworth, All Saints with records dating 1561-1799
  • Kirk Merrington, St John the Evangelist with records dating 1579-1602
  • Pittington, St Laurence with records dating 1574-1622

Explore here.

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