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Guide to Alston with Garrigill, Cumberland family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Alston with Garrigill, Cumberland|
|Poor Law Union||Alston with Garrigill PLU|
|Parish registers: 1700; Separate registers exist for Garrigill beginning 1699|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1762; Separate records exist for Garrigill beginning 1760|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cumberland Record Office|
GARRIGILL, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Alston, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 3 miles (E. S. E.) from Alston-Moor. The Independents, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans have places of worship.
Alston parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg.org.uk|
|ALSTON PARISH (1762) Online Records|
Garrigill parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Garrigill Online Records|
Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/111 March 1760-1840 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at Record Search. For some Garrigill transcripts February 1784-Sept 1840 it is necessary to view the Alston transcripts. The dates of the post-1760 transcripts have been noted in detail and sometimes only cover years. For most parishes in the collection there are gaps in the sequence of transcripts. It is advisable to consult the original parish registers for these years and events.
The Alston transcripts can be found at DDR/EA/PBT/2/8 March 1762-1840 and include the Garrigill transcripts February 1784-March 1840 see also the seperate transcripts for Garrigill referred to above.
In addition the transcripts for the Alston and Haltwhistle Friends Burial Ground register transcripts are held at DDR/EA/PBT/2/9 for 1873-1884 and include Allendale, Alston, Edmundbyers and Haltwhistle Friends.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241283.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cumberland Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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