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St Michael and All Saints Church Ford Northumberland
|Poor Law Union||Glendale PLU|
|Parish registers: 1683|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1762|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
FORD (St. Michael), a parish, in the union, and W. division of the ward, of Glendale, N. division of Northumberland, 9 miles (N. N. W.) from Wooler. There are places of worship for Baptists and Presbyterians.
Other places in the parish include: Etal, Ford Common, Kimmerston and Broomridge, Heatherslaw and Flodden, Kimmerston, and Ford Forge.
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/2/109 1762-1841Parish 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.
Ford, St Michael and All Angels: Records of baptisms 1684-1959, marriages 1684-1941 and burials 1684-1960 are available at [Northumberland Collections Service]. Bishops' Transcripts for the period 1762-1841 are deposited at Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections, Palace Green, Durham City. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1684-1875 and marriages 1684-1877 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1684-1812 and banns 1751-1812. Transcripts of baptisms, burials and marriages 1684-1812 are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Ford (microfiche TN91) 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.
Etal, St Mary the Virgin: Records of baptisms 1917-1943 are available at [Northumberland Collections Service].
FamilySearch Historical Records includes England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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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