The Northumberland & Durham Family History Society helps people to research their family history and has branches in Alnwick, Belford, BlythBelmont (Durham)HexhamLondonNewcastlePegswood (Morpeth)North Shields, and South Shields.


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Old Journals

Puzzle Corner
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Our computers give access to the extensive and ever-growing database of Northumberland and Durham Parish Records, Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, and Monumental Inscriptions.There are also local census records. FindmyPast and Ancestry are also available. Many other sources of information are available on-line here as well.

Our large collection of microfiche is also a source of similar material. In addition we hold the 1881 Census for the United Kingdom, the Old Parish Records for Scotland, GRO Births, Marriages, and Deaths, Wills, the International Genealogical Index, various parish records from elsewhere in the country and more besides. …the Library houses a significant collection of books on the region and local history including for example trade directories and maritime records. There are local Roman Catholic and Non-Conformist records as well as some parish records of neighbouring counties.

Will Indexes and information on War Memorials as well as back-copies of the Society’s Journal may be consulted. We also have a collection of original Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates kindly donated by researchers.
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Membership information 

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Monday – 10 am – 1 pm
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – 10 am – 4 pm
Friday – 10 am – 1 pm
Saturday – 10 am – 1pm
Sunday – Closed

The Centre is open on the third Tuesday of every month from 7 pm to 9 pm and the Society holds Family History Surgeries in Yeovil on the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 3:30 pm.


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