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St Maurices Church Ellingham Northumberland
|Poor Law Union||Belford PLU|
|Registration District||Alnwick; Belford|
|Parish registers: 1695|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1764|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
ELLINGHAM (St. Maurice), a parish partly in the union of Alnwick, and partly in that of Belford, S. division of Bambrough ward, N. division of Northumberland; Attached to the mansion of Sir Edward, is a Roman Catholic chapel.
St Maurice Ellingham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Northumberland and includes: Chathill, Doxford, North Charlton, Preston, Preston near Alnwick, and South Charlton.
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 Reference number: DDR/EA/PBT/2/97
Date: 1764-1842 Parish Register transcripts are available to search free online at FamilySearch Historical Records; however the images for this parish have not yet been loaded 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.
Ellingham, St Maurice: Records of baptisms 1695-1996, marriages 1695-1977 and burials 1695-1997 are available at Northumberland Collections Service. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1764-1842 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1695-1818 and marriages 1695-1812 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1695-1814 and banns 1751-1814. Transcripts of baptisms 1695-1819, marriages 1695-1804, burials 1659-1819 and baptisms of dissenters 1751-1806 for Ellingham 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 438884.
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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