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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
BELMONT, a '''chapelry''' in the '''parish''' and county of Durham; on the Durham and Sunderland railway, 2 miles ENE of Durham.&nbsp; There is a Wesleyan chapel.
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BELMONT, a '''chapelry''' in the '''parish''' and county of Durham; on the Durham and Sunderland railway, 2 miles ENE of Durham.&nbsp; There is a Wesleyan chapel. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50791  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 203-207. Date accessed: 10 July 2013.</ref>
Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 203-207. Date accessed: 10 July 2013.
 
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<br> Belmont St Mary Magdalene was formed as a Parish in 1854 from the parish of&nbsp; [[Durham St Giles, Durham]]&nbsp;Other places in the parish include: Broomside, Carrville, and Gilesgate Moor.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Belmont like this:<br>  
 
<br> Belmont St Mary Magdalene was formed as a Parish in 1854 from the parish of&nbsp; [[Durham St Giles, Durham]]&nbsp;Other places in the parish include: Broomside, Carrville, and Gilesgate Moor.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Belmont like this:<br>  

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Parish History

BELMONT, a chapelry in the parish and county of Durham; on the Durham and Sunderland railway, 2 miles ENE of Durham.  There is a Wesleyan chapel. [1]


Belmont St Mary Magdalene was formed as a Parish in 1854 from the parish of  Durham St Giles, Durham Other places in the parish include: Broomside, Carrville, and Gilesgate Moor.                             In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Belmont like this:

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

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.

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The Parish Registers for the period 1858-1976 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Bel)

Non Conformist Churches

Census recordsa

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

Durham Poor Law Union, Durham

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Durham Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 203-207. Date accessed: 10 July 2013.

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