Updated 870 marriages at Dalton-le-Dale St. Andrew in Easington district, during the period when its records were mixed with Murton Holy Trinity (1877-1907), correcting errors and adding ages, occupations, marital status, occupations of fathers, abodes, and witnesses. Because the records of these 2 churches were mixed together – and for awhile, the parish church of the parish of Dalton-le-Dale was actually Murton Holy Trinity – each record states where the marriage took place.
Sample marriages before the update:
- 13 Jan 1878 Robert Samuel Wright, son of William Wright, married Mary Ann Metcalfe, daughter of Bartholomew Metcalfe
- 19 Apr 1897 Joseph Rockliffe, son of Joseph Rockliffe, married Emily Jane Stephenson, daughter of Henry Stephenson
and after the update:
- 13 Jan 1878 Robert Samuel Wright (bachelor, clerk), age 24, of Darlington, son of William Wright (artist) married Mary Ann Metcalfe (spinster), age 19, of Murton, daughter of Bartholomew Metcalfe (innkeeper), married at the Parish Church in the parish of Dalton-le-Dale
Witnesses: Bartholomew Metcalfe; Ebenezer Alfred Wright
- 19 Apr 1897 Joseph Rockliffe (bachelor, plumber), age 25, of Sunderland, son of Joseph Rockliffe (sailmaker) married Emily Jane Stephenson (spinster), age 22, of Dalton-le-Dale, daughter of Henry Stephenson (deceased), married at Holy Trinity Church in the parish of Dalton-le-Dale
Witnesses: George Reay; Dora Stephenson
If you have purchased a marriage at church, we encourage you to review it to get the new information and see if any changes were made. Log in, click My Account, then click the My Orders tab to see your purchases. Remember, you can now sort the Orders table by a record’s modification date, so it’s easy to see any records that have changed when they sort to the top of the table. If a change (other than a minor spelling change) was made to a record you purchased, an email has already been sent to you with the correction.
This is part of our mission to update our Easington-district marriages that are missing information.