Murton Holy Trinity marriages 1929-1947 updated

1,021 marriages from 1929 through 1947 at Murton Holy Trinity in Easington district have been updated with all of the previously-omitted details: age, occupation, marital status, abode, father’s occupation, and witnesses.

Sample marriages before the update:

  • 26 Jan 1929 Bartholomew Dowell (son of William Dowell) married Eva McKillup (daughter of Robert McKillup)
  • 10 Sep 1936 James Hawkins (age 81, son of George Hawkins, deceased) married Ann Garrett (widow, age 72, daughter of John Dawson, deceased)
  • 6 Jan 1945 John Canterdale Metcalf (son of Joseph Metcalf) married Lilian Lunn (daughter of Arthur Lunn)

and the same marriages after the update:

  • 26 Jan 1929 Bartholomew Dowell (bachelor, window cleaner, age 30, of 2 Porter Terr., Murton, son of William Dowell, miner) married Eva McKillup (spinster, age 23, of 31 Church St., Murton, daughter of Robert McKillup, miner)
    Witnesses: Samuel Cromwell Turner; Eliza McKillup
  • 10 Sep 1936 James Hawkins (widower, farmer, age 81, of 13 Aged Miners Homes, Murton, son of George Hawkins, labourer, deceased) married Ann Garrett (widow, age 72, of 16 Dobson Terr., Murton, daughter of John Dawson, miner, deceased)
    Witnesses: Thomas E. Mains; Barbara Garrett
  • 6 Jan 1945 John Canterdale Metcalf (bachelor, Corporal H.M.F., age 36, of 36 Church St., Murton, son of Joseph Metcalf, miner) married Lilian Lunn (spinster, age 36, of 24 Calvert Tce., Murton, daughter of Arthur Lunn, police constable)
    Witnesses: James Cummings; Cora Wilson Metcalf

If you have purchased a marriage at this church in this period, 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 Easington-district marriage collection, one parish at a time, adding the information that was omitted when these were first transcribed many years ago.