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Guide to '''Byrness, Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
 
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
 
| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
 
| County = Northumberland
 
| County = Northumberland
 
| Hundred = Coquetdale
 
| Hundred = Coquetdale
| Poor Law Union = Rothbury
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Rothbury/ Rothbury]
 
| Registration District = Bellingham; Rothbury
 
| Registration District = Bellingham; Rothbury
 
| PRbegin = 1813
 
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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
 
BYRNESS, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish''' of Elsdon, union of Rothbury, S. division of Coquetdale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 13¾ miles (N. N. W.) from Bellingham. This place is situated on the road from Newcastle to Jedburgh, and is watered by the Rede river: Here was a Druidical temple, but every vestige of it has disappeared.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50850#s19 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848). Date accessed: 06 August 2013.</ref>  
 
BYRNESS, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish''' of Elsdon, union of Rothbury, S. division of Coquetdale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 13¾ miles (N. N. W.) from Bellingham. This place is situated on the road from Newcastle to Jedburgh, and is watered by the Rede river: Here was a Druidical temple, but every vestige of it has disappeared.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50850#s19 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'', (1848). Date accessed: 06 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Parish Records  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
  
Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/ 2/44 June 1800-1803 and for 1813 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at FamilySearch Historical Records.
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Byrness parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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. Byrness, St Francis: Records of baptisms 1797-1978, marriages 1886-1922 and burials 1813-1977 are available at [Northumberland Collections Service]. Byrness is not included in the IGI or in Boyd's Marriage Index. Transcripts of baptisms and burials 1797-1812 and of monument inscriptions are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept.<br>  
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Marr''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1675690 England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900 (FamilySearch) - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1309819 England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919 (FamilySearch) - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Misc''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1918635 England, Northumberland, Cumberland, Durham, Miscellaneous Records, 969-2007 (FamilySearch) - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [https://www.findmypast.com/ Northumberland and Durham Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''TGEN''' = [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ Northumberland Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)]<ref>[https://parishregister.co.uk/online/northumberland-parish-records Searching Parish Records online (Northumberland) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist], ''ParishRegister.co.uk'', accessed 23 April 2019.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
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|}
  
FamilySearch Historical Records includes [[England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Byrness Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2353070 '''1538-1950''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2353070 '''1538-1950''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Marr'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1675690 '''1692-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS BTs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1309819 '''1639-1919''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1309819 '''1639-1919''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1309819 '''1639-1919''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Misc'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1918635 '''969-2007''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1918635 '''969-2007''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1918635 '''969-2007''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1538-1900s''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/northumberland-and-durham-baptisms '''1538-1990''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/northumberland-and-durham-marriages '''1538-1989''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/northumberland-and-durham-burials '''1538-2000''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TGEN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1700s-1800s''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1700s-1800s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1700s-1800s''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search/ '''1538-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1538-1850''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales '''1574-1991''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog BTs'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.<br><br>
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Records are also available at the [https://www.northumberlandarchives.com/ Northumberland Archives].
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===== Non Conformist Records  =====
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*'''1613-1920''' {{RecordSearch|3648677|England, Northumberland Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1920}} at FamilySearch - [[England, Northumberland, Non-conformist Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index (''dates may vary by parish'')
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
 
 
{{British Census|438890}}  
 
{{British Census|438890}}  
 
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{Reflist}}  
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Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above. {{Northumberland}}  
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Add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above. {{Northumberland}}
  
 
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Revision as of 13:23, 18 November 2020

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

Byrness, Northumberland
Byrness St Francis Northumberland.jpg
Byrness St Francis Northumberland
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Coquetdale
County Northumberland, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Rothbury
Registration District Bellingham; Rothbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1813
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Rothbury
Diocese Durham
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Northumberland Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BYRNESS, a chapelry, in the parish of Elsdon, union of Rothbury, S. division of Coquetdale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 13¾ miles (N. N. W.) from Bellingham. This place is situated on the road from Newcastle to Jedburgh, and is watered by the Rede river: Here was a Druidical temple, but every vestige of it has disappeared.[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]

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

FS PRs = England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Marr = England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900 (FamilySearch) - free
FS BTs = England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Misc = England, Northumberland, Cumberland, Durham, Miscellaneous Records, 969-2007 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Northumberland and Durham Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
TGEN = Northumberland Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Byrness Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1950
1538-1950
1538-1950
FS Marr

1692-1900


FS BTs
1639-1919
1639-1919
1639-1919
FS Misc
969-2007
969-2007
969-2007
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1990
1538-1989
1538-2000
TGEN 1700s-1800s
1700s-1800s
1700s-1800s
JOIN

1538-1837


BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1574-1991
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


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 Northumberland Archives.

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. 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]

Rothbury Poor Law Union, Northumberland Genealogy

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]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed: 06 August 2013.
  2. Searching Parish Records online (Northumberland) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk

Add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.