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"KYLOE parochial chapelry comprises the townships of Beal with Lowlin, Berrington, Buckton, Fenwick, and Kyloe, whose united area is 8,285 statute acres. The population in 1801, was 968; in 1811, 958; in 1821, 990; in 1831, 927; in 1841, 1,023; and in 1851, 1,005 souls. Coal and lime are found in this district. .... THE CHAPEL is a modern edifice, erected in 1792, on tbe south side of the old one, which was in existence previous to 1145, for we find it was confirmed in that year to the mother church of Holy Island. The living, a perpetual curacy in the archdeaconry of Lindisfarne and deanery of Norham, is returned at £96; gross income £138." [From History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland, Whellan, 1855].

"KYLOE, a parish in the division of Islandshire, county Northumberland, formerly in Durham,  .... contains the townships of Beal, Berrington, Buckton, Fenwick, and Kyloe......." The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)  Colin Hinson ©2003]



  • Northumberland County Record Office holds copies of Census Returns 1841 - 1891 and provides a useful User Guide
  • The 1851 Census Index (microfiche CN25) Ancroft, Holy Island, Kyloe and Scremerston (PRO piece HO107/2421 folios 1-142) (Type B) (Book)
  • 1891 Census Northumberland – Norhamshire and Islandshire (Buckton, Fenwick, Fenham, Goswick, Beal, Holy Island, Berrington, Kyloe, Ancroft, Cheswick, Haggerston, Scremerston, Horncliffe, Loan End, Longridge, Thornton, Shoreswood, Felkington, Norham Mains, Norham, Grindon, Duddo, Twizell, Tillmouth, Heaton, Cornhill, ship, Unity of Boston) (PRO piece RG12/4269) (Type B) (Book) (Volume 79) BOTH published by the may be of value to researchers interested in this parish


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Church Records

Church of England Records.
  • Kyloe, St Nicholas: Records of baptisms 1682-1982, marriages 1675-1980 and burials 1674-1900 are available at Northumberland Record Office 
  • Baptisms 1682-1745, marriages 1675-1745 and burials 1674-1737 can also be seen at Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
  • Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1762-1836 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City.
  • Kyloe is not included in the IGI or in Boyd's Marriage Index.
  • A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Kyloe (microfiche TN74) 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.
Adjacent Parishes.

Civil Registration

  • This area is within Northumberland North First Registration District.
  • Certificates of birth, death and marriage can be ordered from Northumberland County Council.

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Historical Geography

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