Hide

Earsdon

hide
Hide

"Earsdon, a parish comprising the townships of Backworth, Blyth and Newsham, Burradon, Earsdon, Hartley, Holywell, Seaton Delaval, and Sighill, is bounded on the north by Bedlingtonshire, on the west by Long Benton, Cramlington, and Horton, on the south by Tynemouth, and on the east by the German Ocean. It is a rich and fertile district abounding with excellent stone and coal, of which great quantities are annually exported from Blyth and Hartley. The surface of the parish consists of gentle undulations, and is well suited for various kinds of agricultural produce It is about seven and a half miles in length by six in breadth, and comprises an area of 11,646 acres. The population in 1801, was 3,651; in 1811, 4,388; in 1821, 4,644; in 1831, 6,460; in 1811, 9,429; and in 185l, it had increased to 10,982 souls." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855]

Hide
topup

Cemeteries

  • Burial Registers 1860-1964, Purchased Grave Registers 1860-1902 and Burials Grant Books 1910-1957 for Blyth Civil Cemetery are available at Northumberland Archives Service.
topup

Census

topup

Church History

topup

Church Records

topup

Civil Registration

topup

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Earsdon which are provided by:

topup

Dwellings

topup

Gazetteers

topup

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Earsdon has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup

History

  • Earsdon - History - links and information.
topup

Maps

  • Earsdon - Maps - links and information.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NZ307762 (Lat/Lon: 55.079441, -1.520577), Earsdon which are provided by:

topup

Migration, Internal

  • Migration data derived from the 1813 baptism entries for Earsdon Parish.
topup

Military Records

topup

Names, Personal

  • Surnames from the 1813 baptism entries for Earsdon Parish.
topup

Occupations

  • Occupations mentioned in the 1813 baptism entries for Earsdon Parish.
topup

Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

topup

Population

topup

Town Records