Holy Island, Northumberland:- Church Records


Church of England Records.

  • Holy Island, St Mary the Virgin: Records of baptisms 1578-1960, marriages 1578-1958 and burials 1578-1959 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1765-1868 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1578-1875 and marriages 1813-1885 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1578-1812, banns 1754-1812 and Scots marriages 1776-1812. Transcripts of baptisms, burials and marriages 1578-1837 and of monumental inscriptions for Holy Island are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept.
    from the George Bell Collection of Durham and Northumberland Indexes.
  • A photograph of Holy Island, St Mary the Virgin supplied by George Bell.

Nonconformist Records.

  • Early Wesleyan Methodist chapels in this area belonged to Alnwick W.M. Circuit. Records for 1791-1837 can be seen at Northumberland Archives Service and are included on the IGI.

Adjacent Parishes.