Staindrop baptisms 1822-1854, added witnesses to marriages 1813-37

1,825 baptisms at Staindrop in Teesdale district for 1822-1825 and 1827-1854, from the Bishop’s Transcript. We will add 1826 from the parish register next week. Residences mentioned include Alwent, Cleatlam, Darlington, Gibsknees, Hilton, Hulam,¬†Ingleton, Keverstone, Langleydale, Mulberry, New Raby, Raby Castle & surroundings, Shotton, Staindrop, and Wackerfield. Some samples:

  • 19 May 1837 Ann Ward, of Cape of Good Hope, of riper years, wife of William Ward, ship cook
  • 15 Oct 1854 Henry Peacock, of Atley Hill, son of Abraham Peacock (labourer) & Mary

We also added the witnesses to the 393 marriages between 1813 and mid-1837, adding another 932 people (whose names can be searched by putting a check mark in the box labeled ‘Search for this person mentioned ONLY as a Witness, Godparent, Grandparent, Other Relative, Employer, etc.’¬†) (Can somebody please think of a shorter label for this box???)