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Sunderland St John, Durham Genealogy

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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Durham]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Durham Parishes]]  <br>
== Parish History ==
SUNDERLAND (Holy Trinity), a sea-port, newlyenfranchised borough, and'''parish''', and the head of a union, in the N. division of Easington ward and of the county of Durham, 13 miles (N. E.) from Durham, and 269 (N. by W.) from London; The poor-law union of '''Sunderland '''comprises eleven'''townships''' and '''chapelries''' in the'''parishes''' of Sunderland, Sunderland '''St John Parish ''' was created in 1875 from Sunderland Holy Trinity&nbsp;[[Sunderland, Durham]] '''parish'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [ ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 261-271. </ref>
The chapel of St. John, which stands at the head of Barrack-street, on a site given by Marshall Robinson, Esq., was built in 1769, chiefly at the expense of John Thornhill, Esq.; it is a spacious edifice of brick, with a square tower, and contains sittings for the soldiers in the barracks. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Bishop; net income, £288.
*&nbsp;Pallion, St. Luke 1869-1975 (EP/Pa)
FamilySearch Historical Records includes [[England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
===== Non Conformist Churches =====
==== Census records ====
{{British Census|241359}}
==== Poor Law Unions ====
== Web sites ==
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