Chatton, Northumberland Genealogy
Guide to Chatton, Northumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Chatton Holy Cross Northumberland
|Poor Law Union||Glendale|
|Parish registers: 1712|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1760|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Northumberland Record Office|
CHATTON (Holy Cross), a parish, in the union of Glendale, E. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 4 miles (E.) from Wooler, on the road to Belford. Lewis,
Holy Cross Chatton was created as a parish in 1712 to serve Chatton, Fowberry, Hazelrig, Hetton, Hetton House, Horton, Lyham, and Weetwood.
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.
Chatton, Northumberland Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FS PRs = FamilySearch Parish Registers - free|
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|PRTs = Parish Register Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free|
|CHATTON PARISH Online Records|
Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections DDR/EA/PBT/2/51 1760-1888 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. Chatton, Holy Cross: Records of baptisms 1712-1969, marriages 1712-1992 and burials 1712-1928 are available at Northumberland Collections Service. The International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) includes baptisms 1712-1812 and marriages 1712-1812 for this parish, and Boyd's Marriage Index includes marriages 1712-1812 and banns 1751-1812. Transcripts of baptisms, burials and marriages 1712-1812 are available in the Local Studies Departments of Newcastle Central Library and Gateshead Central Library. A transcript of monumental inscriptions at Chatton (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.
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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