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St Hilda Parish Church at Lucker Northumberland
|Poor Law Union||Belford PLU|
|Parish registers: 1769|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1769|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
LUCKER, a parochial chapelry, in the union of Belford, N. division of Bambrough ward and of Northumberland, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) from Belford.
Lucker St Hilda was created as a (in 1766) as a chapelry of Bamburgh, Northumberland Ancient Parish. The first records begin in 1769. Lucker is a small village and the church is a small chapelry with surrounding burial ground.
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/2/174 Date: 1769-1837 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.
Lucker, St Hilda: Records of baptisms 1769-1960, marriages 1769-1994 and burials 1769-1960 are available at Northumberland Collections Service The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1769-1875 for this parish, but it is not included in Boyd's Marriage Index. Transcripts of baptisms 1769-1875, marriages 1769-1781 and burials 1769-1875 are available at Newcastle Central Library, Local Studies Dept. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Lucker (microfiche TN74) 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.
- Seahouses Circuit (Methodist): Records of baptisms 1874-1958 are available at Northumberland Collections Service.
- Early Primitive Methodist chapels in this area belonged to Berwick-upon-Tweed P.M. Circuit. Records for 1829-1837 can be seen at Northumberland Collections Service.
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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