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Guide to '''Durham ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
[[Image:England-durham.png|thumb|right]] '''Durham, or County Durham, is a maritime county in the northeast of [[England|England]].''' <br>
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}} [[Image:England-durham.png|thumb|right|England-durham.png]] '''Durham, or County Durham, is a maritime county in the northeast of [[England Genealogy|England]].''' <br>  
  
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== Research Tools ==
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== Jurisdictions ==
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Durham.
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=== Jurisdictions  ===
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Durham.  
  
 
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[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1309819;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint Durham Bishops Transcripts] &nbsp; Collection Description: Images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland.  
 
[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1309819;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint Durham Bishops Transcripts] &nbsp; Collection Description: Images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland.  
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== Probates  ==
 
  
Before 1858, every town and parish in Durham was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Durham towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Durham_Probate_Records#Court_Jurisdictions Durham Probate Jurisdictions].
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Durham was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Durham towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Durham Probate Records#Court_Jurisdictions|Durham Probate Jurisdictions]].
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[http://www.durhamrecordsonline.com/ Durham records online]: Although you have to pay for records the amount is nominal and you can still do searches.  
 
[http://www.durhamrecordsonline.com/ Durham records online]: Although you have to pay for records the amount is nominal and you can still do searches.  
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*Durham Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=12.0 RootsChat Durham Resources and help pages. (Free)].
  
 
[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1309819;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint Durham Bishops Transcripts]:&nbsp; Collection Description: Images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland.  
 
[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1309819;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint Durham Bishops Transcripts]:&nbsp; Collection Description: Images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland.  
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[http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG]&nbsp; Free Parish Registers  
 
[http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG]&nbsp; Free Parish Registers  
  
[http://www.joinermarriageindex.com/pjoiner/genuki/DUR/ Durham Genuki]&nbsp;  
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[http://www.joinermarriageindex.com/pjoiner/genuki/DUR/ Durham Genuki]  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/durhamenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Durham]
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To view an even further list of web sites and/or web pages for County Durham and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/durham.htm FHLFavorites.info].  
 
To view an even further list of web sites and/or web pages for County Durham and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/durham.htm FHLFavorites.info].  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:49, 3 February 2015

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Guide to Durham ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.



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Durham, or County Durham, is a maritime county in the northeast of England.

This article is about a county in England. For other uses, see Durham (disambiguation) page.

Contents

Featured Content

Research Tools

Jurisdictions

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Durham.

Civil Districts

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Durham was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.  The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.  Click here to see a list of the civil districts in Durham and the parishes covered by each.  Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes

See a list of the parishes of Durham with links to articles.

Durham Bishops Transcripts   Collection Description: Images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland.

Probates

Before 1858, every town and parish in Durham was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.  To read more about probate records and see a list of Durham towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Durham Probate Jurisdictions.

 Web Sites

Durham records online: Although you have to pay for records the amount is nominal and you can still do searches.

Durham Bishops Transcripts:  Collection Description: Images of parish register transcripts recording the events of baptism, marriage, or death in the Diocese of Durham, Church of England parishes. Includes parishes in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, and parts of York and Cumberland.

FreeBMD  Free Civil Registration Indexes

Freecensus UK    Free Census records

FreeREG  Free Parish Registers

Durham Genuki

Links to articles, subcategories and images under the Category Durham

Durham

To view an even further list of web sites and/or web pages for County Durham and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.


 

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