Dipton, Durham Genealogy

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St Johns the Evangelist Dipton.jpg

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Dipton St. John the Evangelist a parish was created in 1883 from Collierley St. Thomas and Tanfield St. Margaret.[1]

DIPTON, a village in Collierley township, Lanchester parish, Durham; 9 miles SW of Gateshead. It has a post office under Gateshead. [2]

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]

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

The Parish Registers for the period 1841-1993 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Col).

FamilySearch Historical Records includes England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations - FamilySearch Historical Records

Non Conformist Churches[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]

Lanchester Poor Law Union,Durham

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Durham County Record Office Date Accessed 17 May 2015.
  2. John Marius Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72 Date accessed: 10th October 2014

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