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Doddington NorthumberlandSt Mary and St Michael
|Poor Law Union||Glendale PLU|
|Parish registers: 1688|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1765|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
DODDINGTON, a parish in the union and E. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland.
Doddington St Mary and St Michael is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Northumberland, created in 1775 from chapelry in Chatton, Northumberland Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Earle, Ewart, Humbleton, Nesbit, Yeard-hill, and Yearle.
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.
Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/79 1765-1881 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at FamilySearch Historical Records.
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.
Doddington, St Mary and St Michael: Records of baptisms 1688-1956, marriages 1694-1991 and burials 1700-1973 are available at Northumberland Collections Service. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1688-1812 and marriages 1697-1801 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1701-1713, 1727-1812 and banns 1751-1812. Transcripts of baptisms, burials and marriages 1688-1812 for Doddington are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept.
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 438892.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Northumberland 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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