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Miscellaneous Records

Local Studies

Please note that the manuscripts in the Cotesworth and Ellison Collections and some estate plans have been transferred to Tyne and Wear Archives Service.

Poll Books

Gateshead     1837
Gateshead     1852
North Durham  1820
North Durham  1833
North Durham  1865
North Durham  1868

Directories

1778      1838      1856      1873-74   1893-94   1911-12   1933
1795      1844      1858      1874-75   1897      1913-14   1934
1801      1847      1859-60   1876-77   1899-00   1915-16   1935-36
1824      1848      1864      1879      1901-02   1918      1937
1827-28   1850      1865      1883-84   1903-04   1921      1938
1828-29   1851      1868      1885-86   1905-06   1925      1939
1833      1853      1869-70   1887-88   1907-08   1929
1834      1854-55   1870-71   1889-90   1909-10   1931

Various trade and telephone directories are available for the period
1954 to 1991.

Transcriptions of Epitaphs and Gravestones

Alston
Blanchland
Gateshead St Mary
Harton St Peter
Jarrow St Paul
Newcastle, Ballast Hills
Simonside St Simon
South Shields Holy Trinity
South Shields St Stephen
Weardale St John's Chapel
West Boldon St Nicholas

Marriage Bonds

Durham Marriage Bonds, 1594-1815, 16 volumes; indexed.

Wills

Durham Wills; collected by J.W. Robinson; 9 volumes and index
Durham Wills; extracted by Geo. Neasham; 2 volumes and index
Index of Commonwealth Wills, 1649-1660 for North'd and Durham; 1 vol

Dodds Collection

Seven volumes of genealogical notes. Indexed.

Rate Books (Microfilm)

Gateshead  1841
Whickham   1868
Whickham   1874

Electors' Lists

Gateshead Burgess Rolls

1835-36   1867-68   1876-77   1883-84   1890-91   1900-01   1908-09
1836-37   1868-69   1877-78   1884-85   1891-92   1901-02   1909-10
1840-41   1869-70   1878-79   1885-86   1894-95   1902-03   1910-11
1847-48   1870-71   1879-80   1886-87   1895-96   1903-04   1911-12
1862-63   1872-73   1880-81   1887-88   1896-97   1904-05   1912-13
1863-64   1873-74   1881-82   1888-89   1897-98   1906-07   1913-14
1864-65   1875-76   1882-83   1889-90   1898-99   1907-08   1914-15

Gateshead Parliamentary Electors' Lists

1832
1837
1842
1847
1851

Gateshead Electors' Lists

1918-39
1945-73

Gateshead MBC Electors' Lists

1974 to date

Obituaries

Durham Directory 1856-1916 (not indexed).

Maps and Estate Plans

Ordnance Survey 1:2,500  - Gateshead MBC Area - 1st edition onwards
Ordnance Survey 1:1,250  - Central Gateshead
Ordnance Survey 1:10,000 - Tyne & Wear.

A number of earlier plans of local estates are also available.

Photographs

A large collection of photographs relating to the Gateshead MBC
area is available. Copies can usually be ordered. A selection of
these photographs can be seen at Local Studies Online.

Local Studies

Compiled for GENUKI by Brian Pears from material supplied by Gateshead Libraries and Arts Service - Local Studies Department.