Thursday, February 2, 2023

Findmypast Friday: Delve Into Rich Northumberland Records

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Delve into rich Northumberland records this Findmypast Friday  

Northumberland Baptisms 

There are over 13,000 new additions to this collection from six parishes across the county, spanning the years 1571-1847. While you’ll typically find both parents’ names and dates, you may also uncover the father’s occupation, residences, and even if the child is the firstborn, and so on.  

Northumberland Marriages 

 384 records have been added to this set, covering 1769-1771. Detail you’ll find may include the spouses’ names and ages, residences, witnesses and father’s names. 

Northumberland Burials 

 There are 86 new records to this collection, all for the Catholic church of Haggerston, Our Lady and St Cuthbert. You'll normally find a name, burial date, residence, and sometimes next of kin, useful for ensuring you have the right ancestor. 

Northumberland & Durham Memorial Inscriptions 

 Lastly, 5,300 memorial inscriptions have been added to this set, covering seven burial grounds across both counties. You may find an ancestor’s name, burial and birth year, along with some additional notes or the inscription.  


 A further 156,854 pages have been added to the newspaper archive this week, with a duo of new titles from London.

New titles: 

  • Comet for Hornsey, Crouch End and Highgate, 1889
  • Wandsworth Borough News, 1914 

Updated titles: 

  • Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette, 1770, 1792
  • Bath Journal, 1762
  • Birmingham Daily Post, 1901, 1912
  • Birmingham Mail, 1918 
  • Coleshill Chronicle, 1982 
  • Coventry Evening Telegraph, 1980 
  • Croydon Advertiser and East Surrey Reporter, 1956
  • Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough, 1881
  • Esher News and Mail, 1970-1971, 1974, 1999 
  • Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 1997 
  • Hull Daily Mail, 1987 
  • Kensington News and West London Times, 1911 
  • Lincolnshire Echo, 1952, 1954-1955, 1965-1966, 1987
  • Liverpool Daily Post, 1916 
  • Liverpool Daily Post (Welsh Edition), 1962, 1965
  • Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 1923 
  • Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 1938 
  • Nottingham Evening Post, 1967 
  • Nottingham Guardian, 1909 
  • Staffordshire Newsletter, 1987 
  • Sunbury & Shepperton Herald, 1994 
  • Sunday Sun (Newcastle), 1993, 1995 
  • Surrey Advertiser, 1904-1908, 1910, 1921, 1924-1926, 1928, 1930, 1934-1938, 1946, 1948-1949, 1951, 1953-1954, 1956-1958, 1962, 1965-1966, 1968-1973
  • Winsford Chronicle, 1991 
  • Wokingham Times, 1997  


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