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Sunderland St John, Durham Genealogy

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== Parish History ==
SUNDERLAND (Holy Trinity), a sea-port, newly enfranchised 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 chapel of '''St. John''', was built in 1769. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [ ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 10 December 2013.</ref>
{{Infobox England Jurisdictions| image = | caption = | Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]| County = Durham| Hundred = Sunderland Town| Poor Law Union = Sunderland| Registration District = Sunderland| PRbegin = 1875| BTbegin = None| Province = York| Diocese = Durham| Archdeaconry = | Archdeaconries = | Rural Deanery = Easington| Parish = | Peculiar = | Chapelry = | Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)| Archdeaconry Court = | Bishops Court = | Prerogative Court = | Archive = [[Durham Record Office]]}}=== Resources ===
==== Civil Registration ====
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [ FreeBMD].
==== Church records ====
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. <br>
*[ Vision of Britain]
== Websites ==
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above. {{Durham}} 

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