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Whittonstall, Northumberland:- Church Records

Church of England Records.

  • Whittonstall, St Philip and St James: Records of baptisms 1774-1960, marriages 1754-1959 and burials 1774-1960 are available at Northumberland Archives Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1774-1871 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1774-1875 and marriages 1750-1877 for this parish, but it is not included in Boyd's Marriage Index. Transcripts of baptisms and burials 1774-1851 and marriages 1750-1851 are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Whittonstall (microfiche TN73) 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.

Nonconformist Records.

  • Whittonstall Methodist marriages 1928-1950 can be seen at Northumberland Archives Service.
  • 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.