Gateshead Primitive Methodist Circuit baptisms 1855-1867

778 baptisms on the Gateshead Primitive Methodist Circuit from Nov 1855 to the end of June 1867.

Abodes are on both sides of the Tyne and, in addition to many streets in Gateshead, include Ballast Hills, Bensham, Bewick Main, Bill Quay, Blaydon, Carr’s Hill, Derwent Haugh, Dunston, Felling, Heaton, Heworth, High Felling, Kibblesworth, Low Fell, Mount Pleasant, New Gateshead, Newcastle, Quarryfield, Rabbit Banks, Salt Meadows, Sheriff Hill, South Shore, Stourbridge, Swalwell, Teams,  Westmoor (Long Benton), Whickham, Windmill Hills, and Windy Nook.


  • 3 Apr 1856 Lydia Jane Thompson Marshall, of Newcastle, child of Mark Marshall (bricklayer) & Mary Ann Marshall
  • 1 Oct 1862 George Gillander, of New Gateshead, child of John (chain maker) & Barbara Gillander
  • 14 Nov 1867 John Whitecock Drysdale, of Garden Street, Gateshead, child of John (baker) & Catherine Drysdale