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=== Parish History  ===
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== Parish History  ==
  
CROOK, with Billy-Row, a township, in the '''parish ''' of Brancepeth, union of Auckland, N. W. division of Darlington ward, S. division of the county of Durham.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50906#s13  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848), pp. 729-733. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 December 2013.</ref> '''Additional information:''' Crook St. Catherine was created in 1845 from the parish of [[Brancepeth, Durham]] St. Brandon.Parts of this parish became part of these parishes: Stanley [nr. Crook] St. Thomas Apostle and Martyr (1872); Sunnybrow St. John (1889) St. Catherine’s Church was built in 1841–3. In 1845 Crook was set up as a separate parish (originally as a parochial chapelry within the parish of Brancepeth, but by 1859 as a completely separate parish). .
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CROOK, with Billy-Row, a township, in the '''parish ''' of Brancepeth, union of Auckland, NW division of Darlington ward, S division of the county of Durham.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50906#s13  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848), pp. 729-733. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 December 2013.</ref>  
  
=== Resources  ===
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'''Additional information:''' Crook St. Catherine was created in 1845 from the parish of [[Brancepeth, Durham]] St. Brandon. Parts of this parish became part of these parishes: Stanley [near Crook] St. Thomas Apostle and Martyr (1872); Sunnybrow St. John (1889) St. Catherine’s Church was built in 1841–3. In 1845 Crook was set up as a separate parish (originally as a parochial chapelry within the parish of Brancepeth, but by 1859 as a completely separate parish). .
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
  
 
Records are also available at the [http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/ Durham County Record Office].
 
Records are also available at the [http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/ Durham County Record Office].
 
===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
 
===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
  
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
 
*Methodist New Connexion  
 
*Methodist New Connexion  
 
*Primitive Methodist  
 
*Primitive Methodist  
*Wesleyan Methodist<br>
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*The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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*Wesleyan Methodist
  
 
Crook Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert Roman Catholic Church Parish Registers for the period 1853-1981 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall. Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Cro 1).
 
Crook Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert Roman Catholic Church Parish Registers for the period 1853-1981 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall. Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Cro 1).
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Auckland Poor Law Union, Durham]]  
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Durham Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Durham Probate Records|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 and Gazetteers  ==

Latest revision as of 22:10, 17 September 2019

Guide to Crook, Durham family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Crook, Durham
Crook Co Durham St Catherine.jpg
Crook Co Durham St Catherine
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Darlington
County Durham
Poor Law Union Auckland
Registration District Auckland
Records begin
Parish registers: 1843
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Darlington
Diocese Durham
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Durham Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CROOK, with Billy-Row, a township, in the parish of Brancepeth, union of Auckland, NW division of Darlington ward, S division of the county of Durham.[1]

Additional information: Crook St. Catherine was created in 1845 from the parish of Brancepeth, Durham St. Brandon. Parts of this parish became part of these parishes: Stanley [near Crook] St. Thomas Apostle and Martyr (1872); Sunnybrow St. John (1889) St. Catherine’s Church was built in 1841–3. In 1845 Crook was set up as a separate parish (originally as a parochial chapelry within the parish of Brancepeth, but by 1859 as a completely separate parish). .

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Crook parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Northumberland and Durham Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
TGEN = Durham Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
FS BTs = England, Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Marr Img = England, Durham Diocese, Calendar of Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1594-1815 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Marr = England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds & Allegations, 1692-1900 (FamilySearch) - free
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
Crook Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1990
1538-1989
1538-2000
TGEN 1559-1800s
1558-1800s
1559-1800s
JOIN

1538-1837


FS BTs
1639-1919
1639-1919
1639-1919
FS Marr Img


1594-1815

FS Marr

1692-1900


BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1559-1999
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Durham County Record Office.

Non Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Methodist New Connexion
  • Primitive Methodist
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Crook Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert Roman Catholic Church Parish Registers for the period 1853-1981 are deposited at Durham County Record Office, County Hall. Durham, DH1 5UL (EP/Cro 1).

Census records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Crook (see Brancepeth) on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 729-733. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 December 2013.
  2. Searching Parish Records online (Durham) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk

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