Whitley (near Hexham), Northumberland Genealogy
Guide to Whitley (near Hexham), Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Whitley (near Hexham), Northumberland|
|Type||Ecclesiastical Parish (England)|
|County||Northumberland, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Hexham|
|Parish registers: 1764|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1765|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of York in Hexham and Hexhamshire|
|Location of Archive|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Whitley Chapel St Helen was created from a chapelry within Hexham, Northumberland Genealogy Ancient Parish in 1763. It can be confused with Whitley near North Shields. There are two places of worship for Methodists. 
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]
Whitley (near Hexham) parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Whitley (near Hexham) Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
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). Adapted. Date accessed: 17 December 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Northumberland) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.