1,037 marriages at Murton Holy Trinity in the parish of Dalton-le-Dale in Easington district, ranging from 1907 through 1928, have been updated with all of the previously-omitted details: age, occupation, abode, father’s occupation, and witnesses.
After 1877, Murton Holy Trinity was the parish church of the parish of Dalton-le-Dale, which can be a bit confusing. Residences mentioned include Dalton-le-Dale, Dawdon, East Rainton, Easington, Eppleton, Horden, Hesledon, Hawthorn, Haswell, Hetton-le-Hole, Murton, Murton Colliery, New Seaham, South Hetton, Seaham Colliery, and Seaham Harbour.
Samples before the update:
- 1 Dec 1913 Richard Elliott (son of Thomas Elliott) married Mary Ann Gray (daughter of James Gray)
- 29 Nov 1919 Lancelot Dobinson Forster (son of Thomas Forster) married Mary Ellen McLean (daughter of David McLean)
and the same marriages after the update – look how young the first pair was:
- 1 Dec 1913 Richard Elliott (bachelor, miner, age 16, of Dalton-le-Dale, son of Thomas Elliott, miner) married Mary Ann Gray (spinster, age 17, of Dalton-le-Dale, daughter of James Gray, miner)
Witnesses: William Tullett; Barbara Gray
- 29 Nov 1919 Lancelot Dobinson Forster (widower, engineer, age 45, of Dalton-le-Dale, son of Thomas Forster, grocer) married Mary Ellen McLean (spinster, age 29, of Dalton-le-Dale, daughter of David McLean, miner)
Witnesses: David McLean; Margaret Ellery
If you have purchased a marriage at any of these churches, you should review it to see the new information and any error corrections. Log in, click My Account, then click the My Orders tab to see your purchases and click on the Modified column to sort the most recent changes to the top. If a significant change was made, such as a name or date, you have already been emailed.
We are working our way through our entire Easington district marriage collection, one parish at a time, adding the information that was omitted when these were first transcribed many years ago. We intend to complete this parish’s marriages within the next few weeks.