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Morpeth, Northumberland:- Church Records

Church of England Records.

  • Morpeth, St Mary: Records of baptisms 1583-1953, marriages 1583-1954 and burials 1583-1956 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1769-1840 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1583-1812 and marriages 1583-1812 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1583-1812 and banns 1754-1775. Transcripts of baptisms and marriages 1583-1812, burials 1583-1587, 1592-1633, 1646-1812 and baptisms of dissenters 1750-1808 are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Morpeth (microfiche TN77) 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.
  • Morpeth, St James: Records of marriages 1891-1959 are available at Northumberland Archives Service.

Nonconformist Records.

  • Morpeth, St Bede later St Robert (Roman Catholic): Records of baptisms 1780-1960, marriages 1808-1990 and deaths 1801-1982 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Transcripts of baptisms 1780-1837, marriages 1808-1840 and deaths 1804-1868 are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept.
  • Northumberland Archives Service also has records for the following nonconformist churches in Morpeth Parish:
    • Carmel Full Gospel Church, Dacre Street. - Marriages 1979-1986.
    • Dacre Street (Congregational) - Births/baptisms 1829-1872, 1915-1976, marriages 1915-1972 and burials 1915-1928. (Births/baptisms 1829-1837 also at Tyne and Wear Archives Service).
    • Manchester Street (Methodist) - Marriages 1901-1962
    • Morpeth Wesleyan Circuit (Methodist) - Baptisms 1839-1908
    • Morpeth Methodist Circuit - Baptisms 1908-1962
    • St George (Presbyterian) - Births/baptisms 1747-1848.
  • 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).

Adjacent Parishes.