1,622 baptisms at All Saints church in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, covering the detail-rich period of 1806-1808, from the Bishop’s Transcript with some checking against film of the original register. Nearly all of these include the child’s birth date and birth order within the family, the birth places of both parents, the father’s occupation, and the mother’s maiden surname and her father’s name and occupation.
- 6 Jan 1806 Isabella Hindmarsh, born 26 Nov 1804, 6th daughter of Michael Hindmarsh (master mariner, [native] of this Chapelry) by his wife Jane Smith (daughter of Thomas Smith, master mariner, [native] of South Shields, County Durham)
- 11 Dec 1808 William Blenkinsop, born 7 Nov, 1st son of John Blenkinsop (shipwright, native of Whickham, County Durham) by his wife Ann Oswald (daughter of Robert Oswald, labourer, [native] of Tanfield, County Durham)
Many County Durham residents repeatedly moved back and forth across the River Tyne between Gateshead and Newcastle, following the available work, so you will find many of the same families that are also found in Gateshead, Hebburn, Jarrow, Heworth, and other border communities along the Tyne.