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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Monkwearmouth All Saints was created as a '''parish''' in 1844 from the ancient '''parish''' of St Peter Monkwearmouth, Durham and the chapel completed by the year 1849. There are places of worship for '''Baptists, Independents, Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, members of the Church of Scotland, and Seceders'''. The parish comprises an area of 5196 acres, of which 547a. 2r. 24p. are in the township of Monk-Wearmouth, and 250 acres in Monk-Wearmouth-Shore.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51383#s10 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 11 December 2103.</ref>
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Monkwearmouth All Saints was created as a '''parish''' in 1844 from the ancient '''parish''' of St Peter Monkwearmouth, Durham and the chapel completed by the year 1849. There are places of worship for '''Baptists, Independents, Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, members of the Church of Scotland, and Seceders'''. The parish comprises an area of 5196 acres, of which 547a. 2r. 24p. are in the township of Monk-Wearmouth, and 250 acres in Monk-Wearmouth-Shore.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51383#s10 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 11 December 2103.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Monkwearmouth All Saints was created as a parish in 1844 from the ancient parish of St Peter Monkwearmouth, Durham and the chapel completed by the year 1849. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, members of the Church of Scotland, and Seceders. The parish comprises an area of 5196 acres, of which 547a. 2r. 24p. are in the township of Monk-Wearmouth, and 250 acres in Monk-Wearmouth-Shore.[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]

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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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]

Sunderland Poor Law Union, Durham 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 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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 11 December 2103.

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