Stockton upon Tees St Thomas, Durham Genealogy
Guide to Stockton upon Tees St Thomas, Durham family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Stockton upon Tees St Thomas, Durham|
Stockton St Thomas Co Durham
|County||Durham, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Stockton|
|Parish registers: 1621|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1762|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Durham County Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
STOCKTON-UPON-TEES (St. Thomas), an incorporated market-town, an inland port, a parish (by at least 1622), and the head of a union, in the SW division of Stockton ward, S division of the county of Durham. Other chapels included Holy Trinity (1838), St John the Baptist (1872) and St James (1868). There are places of worship for Particular Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Primitive Methodists, Unitarians, Wesleyans, and Roman Catholics. 
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]
Stockton upon Tees St Thomas parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Stockton upon Tees St Thomas Online Parish Records|
|FS Marr Img||1594-1815|
|FS Catalog PRs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
- Records are also available at the Durham County Record Office.
Non Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- Presbyterian Unitarian
- Primitive Methodist
- Roman Catholic
- Society of Friends (Quaker)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- United Presbyterian Church of Scotland
- Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist Association
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.
Genealogy From Periodicals[edit | edit source]
Heaviside, George Coulson. An F.R.S. from Morley. History and family names of John Heaviside born 1607, and Ann nee Porter, his wife, married 11 November 1643. Descendants move about Billingham, Stockton on Tees, Wolviston, Marylebone, London, with some in USA, Canada, and Australia. Surnames: Story, Wilson, Moore, Laws, Taylor, Winlow, Smith and West, dated 1607-1955. Article in Northumberland & Durham Family History Society Journal. vol. 35, no.1. page 21-24. Family History Library Reference, 942.8 B2jo v.35 no.1 (spring 2010)
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 Durham 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]
Stockton upon Tees on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 209-215. Date accessed: 27 March 2011.
- Searching Parish Records online (Durham) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.