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South Shields St Hilda

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Church History

There is a picture (11 kbytes) of the parish church of St. Hilda, South Shields; supplied by George Bell.


Church Records

"The register dates from 1653." [From History, Topography and Directory of Durham, Whellan , London, 1894]

The Parish Registers for the period 1653-1953 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/SS.SH).

Marriage indexes for

from the George Bell Collection of Durham and Northumberland Indexes.

The Marriages (1653-1837) are included in the Joiner Marriage Index.

The following records for churches in the ancient parish of South Shields St. Hilda are also available at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL:-

  • South Shields, All Saints 1890-1963 (EP/WH.AS).
  • South Shields, St. Francis 1911-1976 (EP/SS.SF).
  • South Shields, St. Oswin 1904-1986 (EP/SS.SO).
  • South Westoe 1878-1974 (EP/SW).
  • West Harton see South Shields, All Saints (above)
  • Westoe 1864-1962 (EP/SS.SH).

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Historical Geography

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