Tweedmouth burials 1837-1845, marriages & banns called 1800-1836

At Tweedmouth St. Bartholomew in the district of Berwick in northeast Northumberland:

  • 338 marriages covering 1800-1836. This set also includes a few cases where the banns were called at Tweedmouth but the marriage occurred elsewhere. There were no marriages recorded between mid-December 1802 and March 1804.
  • 994 burials covering 1837-1845

Abodes mentioned (several in Scotland) besides Tweedmouth include Ancroft, Berwick, Bonner’s Stead, Coldstream, Duddo, East Ord, Felkington, Ford, Greenses, Heathery Tops, Ladykirk, Lowick, Norham, Ord Moor, Richardson’s Stead, Scremerston, Spittal, Sunny Side, Unthank Old Engine, Windmill Hill, and Wooler.

Sample marriages:

  • 27 Jan 1813 John Baker (bachelor, of this parish) married Grace Johnson (widow, of this parish), by banns, with consent of themselves, both of full age
    Witnesses: John Dumble; Thomas Elliot
  • 21 Jan 1831 William Fair (bachelor, of the parish of Coldstream, Scotland) married Matilda Brown (spinster, of this parish), by banns
    Witnesses: David Fair; Agnes Brown
  • 9 May 1802 George Black (bachelor, of this parish) & Margaret Scott (spinster, of Chillingham parish)
    [Note: date of last banns publication; not married here.]

Sample burials:

  • 6 May 1839 Isabella Riddell, of Spittal, age: 97
  • 14 Apr 1844 James Stuart, of Tweedmouth, age: 115
  • 23 Nov 1845 Henry Ford, of Hazel Ridge, parish of Chatton, age: 68
  • 15 Apr 1838 James High, of the ship ‘Margaret’ of Dundee, age: 48, Master of the ship ‘Margaret’ of Dundee, wrecked on the shore of Spittal