Chester le Street Durham Family History Guide

Chester le Street is an Ancient Parish in the county of Durham. Other places in the parish include: Holmside (part), Stanley, Plawsworth, Little Lumley, Waldridge, Hedley Lambton, Great Lumley, Edmonsley, and Edmondsley. Status: Ancient Parish Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: 1582 Bishop’s Transcripts: 1765 Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Methodist New Connexion, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist. … Continue reading Chester le Street Durham Family History Guide

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Birtley Durham Family History Guide

Birtley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Durham, created in 1850 from Chester le Street Parish. Other places in the parish include: Harraton. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1850 Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist. Parishes adjacent to Birtley Penshaw Washington Houghton le Spring Pelton Chester le Street Lamesley Usworth … Continue reading Birtley Durham Family History Guide