Replaced the Chester-le-Street baptism index for 1650-1699 with full entries so those 4,959 baptisms are now instantly available, including 4 new records we missed the first time around.
Abodes are mentioned in 90% of these baptisms. Abodes mentioned besides Chester-le-Street included Barras Hill, Barras Lane, Battles Green, Biddick, Birtley, Bogglehole, Broadmires, Burnt Moor, Chester Burn, Chester Deanery, Dam End, Durham City, Edmondsley, Farside or Fawside, Fatfield, Findon Hill, Floaters Mill, Foulbridge House, Garden House, Great Lumley, Hagg, Harbour House, Harraton, Harraton Outside, Holmside, Howlmire, Lambton, Lane House, Lumley, Lumley Castle, Lumley Park, Lumley Thicks, Marley Head, Nettlesworth, New Bridge, Newfield, Ouston, Pelaw, Pelton, Picktree, Plawsworth & Plawsworth Mill, Pockerley, Rickleton, Ryton Gate, Sunnyside, Tribley, Twizell, Urpeth & Urpeth Mill & Urpeth Pits, Waldridge, Waterside, West Lane, Wheatley & Wheatley Swangs, Whitehall & Whitehall Mill, and Woodstone House.
Mothers (other than single mothers and widows) are not mentioned at all.
- 28 Jul 1650 James Aude, of Chester-le-Street, son of John Aude
- 21 Nov 1675 Eleanor Bayliffe, of Lumley Park, daughter of John Bayliffe
- 14 Sep 1680 Margaret Clerk, of Chester-le-Street, illegitimate daughter of Aaron Shaftoe & Elizabeth Clerk
- 16 Jul 1699 William Harbottle, of Broadmires, son of William Harbottle (junior)