"BAMBROUGH is a parish, comprising two chapelries and twenty-two townships, and is about eight miles long by six broad. It occupies the whole breadth of the ward from Budle Bay and Belford, to Beadnel and Ellingham, and comprises an area of 26,234 acres. Its population in 1801, was 2,935; in 1811, 3,114; in 1821, 3,342; in 1831, 3,949; in 1841, 4,237; and in 1851, 4,545 souls." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855].
"BAMBROUGH, a parish in the ...... county of NORTHUMBERLAND, comprising the chapelries of Beadnell and Lucker, and the townships of Adderstone, Bambrough, Bambrouga- Castle', Bradford, Budle, Burton, Elford, Fleetham, Glororum, Hoppen, Mouson, Newham, Newstead, Outchester, Ratchwood, Shoston, Spindlestone, North Sunderland, Swinhoe, Tuggal, Warrenton, and Warnford,........." [Samuel Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1831 © Mel Lockie]
Included in the parish registers is North Sunderland
- Burial Registers 1886-1954 for North Sunderland Civil Cemetery are available at Northumberland Record Office
- The 1851 Census Index (microfiche CN28) Belford and Bamburgh (PRO piece HO107/2420 folios 1-250) (Type B) (Book) published by the https://www.ndfhs.org.uk/ may be of value to researchers interested in this parish.
- Northumberland Record Office hold Census returns 1841 - 1891 and produce a useful User Guide
- A list of ships and crews in port during the 1881 census provided by Bob Sanders.
- Bamburgh - Church Records - links and information.
- Full transcriptions of the Bishops Transcripts for North Sunderland Baptisms Marriages and Burials can be found using the link below, please scroll down the list to the relevant parish
- This area is within Northumberland North First Registration District.
- Certificates of birth, death and marriage can be ordered from Northumberland County Council.
- Bamburgh - Description and Travel - links and information.
- The North Sunderland Railway operated by North Eastern railway Co opened in 1898 and ran between Chathill and Seahouses the line closed in 1951
- The section of The National Gazetteer (1868) relating to this parish - transcribed by Colin Hinson.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Bamburgh to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Bamburgh has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Bamburgh - Maps - links and information
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NU164305 (Lat/Lon: 55.567683, -1.741205), Bamburgh which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
LEST WE FORGET - North Sunderland Cemetery
24 August 1921 William Hunter Greener age 29 Flight Sgt 200501 RAF HM Airship R 308 son of William and Margaret Ann Greener of Newsham Road, Blyth. [grave N18]
- Bamburgh Parish was part of Belford Poor Law Union. The Union Workhouse was located in West Street, Belford. Some records are held at Berwick on Tweed Record Office but these are of limited genealogical value.
- Peter Higginbotham has provided details, map and photographs of BelfordWorkhouse.