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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Durham College is an extra parochial place within the city of Durham. It ceased to be a parish, is still recognised as separate, the inhabitants having no parochial rights in any other church, and are without a church. It is necesary to search other parishes in the city for events.
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Durham College is an extra parochial place within the city of Durham. It ceased to be a'''parish''', is still recognised as separate, the inhabitants having no parochial rights in any other church, and are without a church. It is necesary to search other parishes in the city for events. The university was founded in connexion with the cathedral, by the late Bishop Van Mildert and the Dean and Chapter that a professorship of Hebrew and the oriental languages should then be founded, and that the six fellowships founded by the Dean and Chapter, in 1840, should be increased to twenty-four; towards the maintenance of which, certain estates were allotted to the university.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50932#s2 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 110-121.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== 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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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>  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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>  
  
===== Non Conformist Churches =====
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===== Non Conformist Churches =====
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|241358}}
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{{British Census|241358}}  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Durham Poor Law Union, Durham]]
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[[Durham Poor Law Union, Durham]]  
  
 
==== 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  ==
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
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== References ==
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Revision as of 21:17, 6 February 2013

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Parish History

Durham College is an extra parochial place within the city of Durham. It ceased to be aparish, is still recognised as separate, the inhabitants having no parochial rights in any other church, and are without a church. It is necesary to search other parishes in the city for events. The university was founded in connexion with the cathedral, by the late Bishop Van Mildert and the Dean and Chapter that a professorship of Hebrew and the oriental languages should then be founded, and that the six fellowships founded by the Dean and Chapter, in 1840, should be increased to twenty-four; towards the maintenance of which, certain estates were allotted to the university.[1]

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.

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

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. 110-121.

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.