8,026 burials at Tanfield St. Margaret of Antioch, covering 1852 through 1960 – over 100 years of burials!
Abodes mentioned in this large parish include Andrew’s House, Annfield Plain, Barcus Close, Beamish (and Beamish Burn, Beamish Gardens, Beamish Hall, Beamish Kennels, Beamish Lodge, Beamish Mill, Beamish Park, Beamish Red Row, and Beamish Stables), Beckley, Belle View, Berry Edge, Birk Heads, Birtley, Black Hill, Blaydon, Blue Bell, Bob Gins, Bradley, Bryan’s Leap, Burnhope, Burnopfield (and Burnopfield Colliery and Burnopfield Dyke Heads), Burns Houses, Bush Blades, Busty Bank, Byer Moor, Catch Gate, Causey (and Causey Arch, Causey Bridge End, Causey Dykes, Causey Hall, Causey Mill, and Causey Row) Chester-le-Street, Clough Dean, Collierley, Collierley Dykes, Consett, Corfin’s House, Craghead, Croniwell, Crook Bank, Crook Gate, Dipton, Dunston, Dyke Heads, East Tanfield, Ewehurst Head, Felling, Flint Hill, Fondley Set, Friar Side, Gateshead, Gibside, Greencroft, Grey Mare Hill, Handen Hold, Hare Law, Havannah, Hazel Grove, Hebburn, High Bush Blades, Hill Top, Hobson, Hobson Colliery, Iveston, Joicey’s Houses, Kibblesworth, Kip Hill, Kyo (and East Kyo and West Kyo), Lamesley, Lanchester, Leadgate, Leap Mill, Leazes, Lee Hill Hospital, Lintz (and Lintz Colliery, Lintz Ford, Lintz Hall, and Upper Lintz) Logan House, Marley Hill, Methold Houses, Mounset or Mountsett, Newcastle, No Place, North Shields, Oakey’s Cottages or Houses, Ox Hill, Pea Pit, Pelton, Pelton Fell, Pickering Nook, Pit Hill, Priestfield, Quagen or Quaking House, Raglan Place, Rowlands Gill, Scott’s Houses, Sheep Hill, Shield Row, Shipley’s Houses, Snook Hill, South Moor, South Shields, Spennymoor, Stanley (and East Stanley, West Stanley, Stanley Bank Head, and Stanley Hall), Stobb House, Sunderland, Sunniside, Swalwell, Tanfield, Tanfield Lea, Tanfield Moor, Tantobie, Teams, Toft Gate, Twizell, Urpeth, Victoria Garesfield, Waggon Hill, West Pelton, Wester Leigh or Western Leigh, Whickham, White-le-Head, Wild Cat House, Winlaton, Winlaton Mill, Wood Houses, and Wrekenton.
These samples include the oldest person in this set (aged 102), and an infant with an unusual name:
- 9 Aug 1852 Sarah Lewthwaite, of Burnopfield, age: 41
- 31 May 1884 Elizabeth Smith, of Burnopfield, age: 102
- 28 Jul 1894 Forfarshire Waterman, of Tanfield Lea, age: 1 day
- 11 Dec 1912 William Augustus Whale, of [blank abode], age: 52, died at Sedgefield Asylum
- 14 May 1945 Joseph Watkins, of [blank abode], age: 56, died at the Ministry of Supply depot, Burnhill Sidings near Waskerley