South Hetton or Haswell, Durham Genealogy

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South Hetton or Haswell

Guide to South Hetton or Haswell, Durham family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

South Hetton or Haswell, Durham
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Easington
County Durham
Poor Law Union Easington
Registration District Easington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1870
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Easington
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]

HASWELL, a township, in the parish and union of Easington, S division of Easington ward, N division of the county of Durham, 6 miles E by N from Durham. There are places of worship for Primitive Methodists and Wesleyans.[1]

Additional information:
The parish of Haswell or South Hetton was formed in 1870 from the parish of Easington. Haswell St Paul parish includes Haswell and Hetton. From the arrangement of Bishop's Transcripts it is evident that these communities were treated as a separate group from the Easington parish.

Resources[edit | edit source]

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Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

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South Hetton or Haswell Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
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FamilySearch Collections-Durham
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Durham
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Durham ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Ancestry-England Select Births, Marriages, Death, and Burials ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1800s-1900s

Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.


Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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England Jurisdictions 1851
Vision of Britian

Websites[edit | edit source]

South Hetton or Haswell (see Easington) on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 11 December 2103.