1,944 baptisms and 1,205 burials at Lamesley St. Andrew in Chester-le-Street district, spanning 1813-1834, from the Bishop’s Transcript except for 1825 which is from the parish register.
Residences mentioned include Allerdean Engine, Bainesley Lane, Birkhead or Birch Heads, Birtley, Black Row, Blea-berry House, Boggle Hole, Bunker Hill, Chowdean, Coal Flat, Cow Close, Cox Close, Derwent Crook, Eighton or Ayton Banks, Farn Acres, Galloping Green, Gateshead, Gateshead Fell & Low Fell, Harlow Green, Jingling Gate, Kibblesworth, Lamesley, Long Acres, Loosing Hill, the Mount, Newcastle, North Ends, North Shields, Old Engine, Ouston, Ouze Law, Penny Fine, Ravensworth, South Shields, Street Gate, Tinker or Tinkler Row, Trench Hall, Urpeth, Urpeth Oil Mill, Usworth, and Wrekenton.
- 3 Jan 1813 Jane Weatherhead, of Kibblesworth, daughter of George Weatherhead (husbandman) & Elizabeth
- 19 Jun 1825 Catherine Clish, of Eighton Banks, daughter of James Clish (collier) & Martha
- 14 Dec 1834 Jacob Gowland Robson, of Eighton Banks, son of William Robson (quarryman) & Sarah
- 10 Jan 1813 Mary Lumley, of Old Engine, age: 94
- 14 Apr 1827 James Bastow Weatherhead, of Urpeth Oil Mill, age: 5 and 1/2
- 15 Dec 1834 James Peacock, of Baldwin Flat, age: 90
We also took the opportunity to add the witnesses to our existing 310 marriages at Lamesley from 1813 to mid-1837, giving you 686 new names to search in. If you previously purchased a marriage at Lamesley, you can view the witnesses by clicking My Previous Orders and reviewing the marriage. Some samples of marriages of the local gentry:
- 14 Oct 1833 Charles Philip York (bachelor), of Hamble, Southampton married Susan Liddell (spinster), of this parish, by licence with consent of parents
Witnesses: Ravensworth H.T. Liddell, C.F. Northumberland, Charlotte Amelia Liddell, sen’r, Hedworth Williamson, John Collinson, Charlotte Amelia Liddell, John Trotter
[Note: Married by Robert Liddell, curate of Hartlepool.]
- 12 Aug 1818 Rt. Hon. Henry Constantine Phipps (Viscount of Normanby), of this parish married Maria Liddell, of this parish, by licence
Witnesses: [blank] Mulgrave, T.H. Liddell, H.T. Liddell
I got to wondering how some of the locations in Lamesley got their names and did a little research. Jingling Gate was a pub near West Pelton, now defunct. Here is an interesting history of Loosing Hill by the Sunniside Local History Society: