Chillingham, Northumberland Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

St Peter Chillingham is an Ancient Parish, other places in the parish include: Hebburn, Hebburn near Wooler, Hepburn, Newton, Newtown, and Newtown near Wooler.

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/53 1760-1868 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at Record Search. The images have not yet been loaded to Record Search.

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. Chillingham, St Peter: Records of baptisms 1692-1991, marriages 1692-1991 and burials 1692-1991 are available at Northumberland Collections Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1760-1868 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1692-1812 and marriages 1692-1812 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1692-1812 and banns 1756-1812. Transcripts of baptisms, burials and marriages 1692-1812 for Chillingham are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Chillingham (microfiche TN74) 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.