Bolam, Northumberland Genealogy
Guide to Bolam, Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
St Andrews Bolam Northumberland
|Hundred||Castle; Morpeth; Tindale|
|County||Northumberland, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Castle Ward|
|Registration District||Castle Ward|
|Parish registers: 1661|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1759|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BOLAM (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union, and partly in the W. division, of Castle ward, but chiefly in the W. division of Morpeth ward and N. E. division of Tindale ward, N. and S. divisions of Northumberland; comprising the townships of Trewick, Bolam, Bolam-Vicarage, Gallow-Hill, Belsay, Bradford, Harnham, and Shortflatt.
Additional information: Bolam is an ancient parish and includes Bolam Vicarage, Bradford, Bradford near Morpeth, Gallow Hill, Gallowhill, Harnham, Shortflatt, and Trewick.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]
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- Click on the location pin on the map
- Choose Options from the pop up box
- Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Church records[edit | edit source]
The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Bolam Online Parish Records|
|FamilySearch Parish Registers-Northumberland|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Northumberland ($)|
|Ancestry-England Select Birth, Christening, Marriage, Death and Burials-Northumberland ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Northumberland ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Northumberland ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
- England, Northumberland, Cumberland, Durham, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch) - free
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Northumberland Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Date accessed: 06 August 2103.
Add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.