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Earsdon, Northumberland:- Church Records

Church of England Records.

  • Earsdon, St Alban: The registers of marriages and burials commence in 1589, and that of baptisms in 1605. From these dates to 1618, several years are missing. There are no entries from October 1618 to May 1620. There's another break from April 1631 to March 1638, and another from November 1650 to June 1654. The earliest vestry book commences in 1656.
     
  • Records of baptisms 1604-1974, marriages 1589-1989 and burials 1589-1991 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Baptisms 1604-1893, marriages 1589-1851, banns 1754-1889 and burials 1589-1852 can also be seen at Tyne and Wear Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1762-1844 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1604-1813 and marriages 1589-1812 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1589-1812 and banns 1754-1812. Transcripts of baptisms 1604-1813, marriages 1589-1812, burials 1589-1813 and monumental inscriptions are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept.
     
  • Blyth, St Cuthbert: Records of baptisms 1860-1985, marriages 1885-1970 and burials 1859-1864, 1962-1967 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the original chapel at Blyth for the period 1762-1844 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Blyth Old Chapel (microfiche TN72) is published by Northumberland and Durham Family History Society and these records are also available in book form at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Department.
     
  • Blyth, St Mary - see Horton Parish
     
  • Seghill, Holy Trinity: Records of baptisms 1846-1955, marriages 1849-1980 and burials 1849-1966 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Microfilm copies of burials for the period 1896-1949 can be seen at Tyne and Wear Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1850-1877 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City.
     
  • Holywell, St Mary: Records of baptisms 1918-1957 and marriages 1948-1989 are available at Northumberland Archives Service.
     
  • Northumberland Archives Service also has records for other churches which serve or served areas within the ancient parish of Earsdon. These are listed below.
     
    • Backworth, St John the Baptist - Marriages 1948-1995.
       
    • Delaval, Our lady - Baptisms 1891-1975, marriages 1892-1982 and burials 1895-1921.
       
    • New Hartley, St Michael and All Angels - Baptisms 1912-1923.
       
    • Seaton Delaval, St Stephen - Baptisms 1912-1923. (A transcript of monument inscriptions for Seaton Delaval is available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept).
       
    • Seaton Sluice, St Paul - Marriages 1965-1986.
       

Nonconformist Records.

  • Northumberland Archives Service has the following nonconformist records for churches within the parish (including all of Blyth):
     
    • Blyth (Presbyterian) - Baptisms 1786-1902 and Marriages 1928-1969, 1989-1993
       
    • Blyth P.M. Circuit (Methodist) - Baptisms 1908-1933
       
    • Blyth Wesleyan Circuit (Methodist) - Baptisms 1840-1954
       
    • Blyth, Beaconsfield (Methodist) - Baptisms 1963-1968 and marriages 1919-1968
       
    • Blyth, Bowes Street (Methodist) - Baptisms 1898-1952 and marriages 1930-1958
       
    • Blyth, Cowpen Quay (Methodist) - Marriages 1919-1958
       
    • Blyth, Our Lady and St Wilfred (Roman Catholic) - Baptisms 1862-1947, marriages 1863-1908 and deaths 1864-1993.
       
    • Blyth, Regent Street (Methodist) - Baptisms 1941-1950
       
    • Blyth, Waterloo Road (Methodist) - Baptisms 1924-1973 and marriages 1919-1973
       
    • Hartley (Presbyterian) - Births/baptisms 1789-1862. The I.G.I. includes births/baptisms 1789-1802.
       
    • New Delaval High (Methodist) - Baptisms 1942-1953
       
    • New Hartley (Methodist) - Baptisms 1951-1962
       
    • Seaton Delaval (Methodist) - Marriages 1909-1974
       
    • Seaton Delaval (Presbyterian) - Marriages 1849-1924
       
    • Seaton Delaval P.M. Circuit (Methodist) - Baptisms 1875-1956
       
    • Seaton Delaval, Bethel (Methodist) - Baptisms 1937-1961
       
    • Seghill, Laycock (Methodist) - Baptisms 1924-1934
       
  • Tyne and Wear Archives Service has the following nonconformist records for churches within the parish:
     
    • Backworth, Our Lady and St Edmund (Roman Catholic) - Baptisms 1901-1955, marriages 1901-1927 and deaths 1901-1921.
       
    • Earsdon (Methodist) - Baptisms 1945-1965.
       
    • East Holywell (Methodist) - Baptisms 1909-1933.
       
  • Early Primitive Methodist chapels in this area belonged to North Shields P.M. Circuit. Records for 1823-1837 can be seen at Northumberland Archives Service and are included on the IGI. Early Wesleyan Methodist chapels in this area belonged to North Shields W.M. Circuit or to Newcastle East W.M. Circuit. Records for North Shields 1808-1837 can be seen at Northumberland Archives Service. Records for Newcastle East 1833-1837 can be seen at Northumberland Archives Service and Tyne and Wear Archives Service (listed as New Road). Both are included on the IGI.
     

Adjacent Parishes.