Local Studies Department - Gateshead Council
Family History Resources
The resources listed in these pages are located in the Local Studies Department of
|Gateshead Central Library|
Prince Consort Road
Tyne & Wear NE8 4LN
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri:- 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wed:- 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat:- 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
|Telephone: +44 (0)191 433 8430|
Fax: +44 (0)191 433 8424
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- International Genealogical Index (IGI)
- for Northumberland, Co Durham, Cumberland, Westmorland, Dumfriesshire, Roxburghshire and Berwickshire.
- 1881 Census Index
- National coverage on CD-ROM and Northumberland and Durham on fiche.
- On-Line Access
- to sites including Ancestry Library, Nineteenth Century Newspapers, FamilySearch, and Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Material on CD-ROM
- including Soldiers Died; Dictionary of Occupational Terms and 1881 census (see above)
Please note that the manuscripts in the Cotesworth and Ellison Collections and some estate plans have been transferred to Tyne and Wear Archives Service.