Halton, Northumberland:- Church Records


Church of England Records.

  • Halton, St Oswald, St Cuthbert and King Alfwald: Records of baptisms 1654-1983, marriages 1698-1972 and burials 1659-1974 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1769-1875 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1654-1812 and marriages 1654-1769 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1654-1655 and 1698-1769. Transcripts of baptisms 1651-1812, marriages 1694-1769 and burials 1654-1812 for Halton are available in the Local Studies Departments of Newcastle Central Library and Gateshead Central Library, and the former also has transcripts covering baptisms and burials 1813-1851. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Halton (microfiche TN75) 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.
    from the George Bell Collection of Durham and Northumberland Indexes.
  • A photograph of Halton, St Oswald, St Cuthbert and King Alfwald supplied by George Bell.

Nonconformist Records.

  • Early Primitive Methodist chapels in this area belonged to Hexham P.M. Circuit. Records for 1824-1837 are included on the IGI (listed as Bull Bank or Bethania Chapel). Early Wesleyan Methodist chapels in this area belonged to Hexham W.M. Circuit. Records for 1797-1836 can be seen at Northumberland Archives Service and are included on the IGI.

Adjacent Parishes.