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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
WEARDALE, ST. JOHN, or St. John's Chapel, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish of Stanhope''', union of Weardale, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 7 miles (W. N. W.) from the village of Stanhope. There are several places of worship for '''Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists''' in the vicinity. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51383#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 10 December 2013.</ref>
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WEARDALE, ST. JOHN, or St. John's Chapel, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish of Stanhope''', union of Weardale, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 7 miles (W. N. W.) from the village of Stanhope. There are several places of worship for '''Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists''' in the vicinity. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51383#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 10 December 2013.</ref>  
  
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Weardale St John was a former chapelry Stanhope Ancient Parish and created a parish in 1817.<br>  
 
Weardale St John was a former chapelry Stanhope Ancient Parish and created a parish in 1817.<br>  
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

WEARDALE, ST. JOHN, or St. John's Chapel, a chapelry, in the parish of Stanhope, union of Weardale, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham, 7 miles (W. N. W.) from the village of Stanhope. There are several places of worship for Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists in the vicinity. [1]

Additional information:

Weardale St John was a former chapelry Stanhope Ancient Parish and created a parish in 1817.

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.

Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/264 dates June 1771-1812 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at FamilySearch Historical Records. The transcripts are included in Stanhope Durham transcripts reference DDR/EA/PBT/2/239 for the years 1762-1833.

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.

The Parish Registers for the period 1788-1994 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/SJ).

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]

Weardale 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: 10 December 2013.

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