Byker St Michael, Northumberland Genealogy
Guide to Byker St Michael, Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Byker St Michael, Northumberland|
|Poor Law Union||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Registration District||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Parish registers: None|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Rural Deanery||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
BYKER, a township and a church district, in the parish of All Saints, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, union of Newcastle, E. division of Castle ward, S. division of Northumberland, 1¼ mile (E.) from Newcastle; There are six places of worship, nearly all belonging to the different Methodist connexions.
With the rapid growth of Byker several new churches and parishes were formed from the All Saints, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland parish.
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.
Byker St Michael, Northumberland Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FS PRs = FamilySearch Parish Registers - free|
|Byker St Michael, Northumberland Genealogy Parish Online Records|
Byker, St Michael. Baptisms 1862-1965 and marriages 1862-1965. (Also at Tyne and Wear Archives: Baptisms 1862-1954 and marriages 1862-1965). For earlier records see Newcastle, All Saints.
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.
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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