Hebburn, Northumberland Genealogy

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Guide to Hebburn, Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hebburn, Northumberland
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Morpeth
County Northumberland
Poor Law Union Morpeth
Registration District Morpeth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1725; For more records see Bothal
Bishop's Transcripts: 1773
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Morpeth
Diocese Durham
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Northumberland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HEBBURN, a chapelry or parish, in the union of Morpeth, W. division of Morpeth ward, N. division of Northumberland; The chapel or church, which is subordinate to thechurch of Bothal, was rebuilt in 1793, Hebburn St Cuthbert ( Hepburn or Hebron) was a chapelry in Bothal Ancient Parish and includes: Causey Park, Cockle Park, Earsdon, Earsdon Forest, and Fenrother.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

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]

Hebburn, Northumberland Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]


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Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections Reference number: DDR/EA/PBT/2/131 Date: 1773-1842  Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at FamilySearch Historical Records. 

The dates of the post-1760 transcripts have been noted in detail and sometimes only cover years. For most parishes in the collection there are gaps in the sequence of transcripts. It is advisable to consult the original parish registers for these years and events. Hebburn, St Cuthbert: Records of baptisms 1680-1900, marriages 1680-1984 and burials 1680-1914 are available at Northumberland Collections Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1773-1842 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1680-1812 and marriages 1680-1812 for this parish and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1680-1812 and banns 1751-1812. A transcript is available at Gateshead Central Library, Local Studies Dept. covering baptisms, marriages and burials 1680-1812. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Hebron (microfiche TN77) is published by Northumberland and Durham Family History Society and these records are also available in book form at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Department.

FamilySearch Historical Records includes England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Non Conformist Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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]

Morpeth Poor Law Union, Northumberland

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]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 August 2013.
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.

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