1,470 burials at Gateshead Fell St. John, 1873-1889.
This register named residents of Bellevue, Bensham, Blue Quarries, Carr Hill, Chowdean, Deckham Place, Eighton Banks, Felling, Gateshead, Gateshead Fell, Greencroft, Heworth, High Fell, Kells Lane, Kent’s Buildings, Lamesley, Low Fell, Mount Pleasant, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Pimlico, Rose Hill, Sheriff Hill, Team Colliery, Union Place, Windy Nook, and Wrekenton.
666 baptisms from South Shields St. Hilda covering 1826. This caused our number of baptisms to pass the 550,000 mark – our 550,000th baptism was:
26 Nov 1826 Benjamin Robinson Smith, of South Shields, son of William Smith (shipwright) & Ann
Customers will now receive automatic reminder emails one month before their site credits will expire, so they can use them up if they wish. Expired site credits are still renewed when you purchase new credits, even after the expiration date.
Replaced the baptism index for Winlaton Provident Chapel 1830-37 (Gateshead district) with full details, so these 20 baptisms are now instantly available.
4,863 burials at Sunderland Holy Trinity 1830-1838. Starting near the end of January 1838, nearly all the burials list the death date, which was unusual for the period. For example:
- 30 Jan 1838 John Parkinson Allvey, of Wood Street, age: 29, died 27 Jan 1838
We will fill the gap in burial coverage from 1822 to 1829 shortly.
1,565 marriages at Sunderland Holy Trinity 1821-1830. We now have all the marriages at this church from 1719 to mid-1837.
Replaced the baptism index for Stella (Sts. Mary and Thomas Aquinas, Roman Catholic) 1775-1780 with full details so those 104 baptisms are now instantly available. Most of these list the mother’s maiden name and 2 godparents, who may be relatives. For example:
- 3 Jul 1778 Eleanor Henderson, of Derwent Haugh, daughter of John Henderson by his wife Isabella nee Renwick
Godparents: Matthew Dunn; Barbara Henderson
Replaced the baptism index for Ryton Woodside (Congregational) in Gateshead district with full entries, so those 1,427 baptisms are now instantly available.
528 baptisms at South Shields St. Hilda’s covering 1825
Added this link:
In which Parish was this village?
on the Parish Records page. The link goes to the Durham Record Office placename index, which is very helpful in determining in which parish a particular village/town/settlement was located.