Widdrington, Northumberland Genealogy
Guide to Widdrington, Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Holy Trinity Widdrington Northumberland
|County||Northumberland, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Morpeth|
|Parish registers: 1698|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1773|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
WIDDRINGTON, a parochial chapelry in the union, and E. division of the ward, of Morpeth, N. division of Northumberland, 8 miles (N. E. by N.) from Morpeth. The chapel had parochial limits so early as 1307. There is a place of worship for Presbyterians.
Widdrington Holy Trinity Parish was created in 1766 from a former chapelry in Woodhorn, Northumberland Genealogy Ancient Parish and includes: Druridge, Dundridge, and Linton.
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]
Widdrington parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Widdrington Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
Non Conformist Records[edit | edit source]
- 1613-1920 England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920 at FamilySearch - How to Use this Collection; index (dates may vary by parish)
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: 13 August 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Northumberland) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
Add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.