Durham Genealogy


Durham Genealogy

Genealogy in Durham.

This Durham genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Durham, England, offering a genealogy chatroom, Durham genealogy links and a Durham genealogy message forum.

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Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2013

Welcome to the Durham Genealogy Group


Durham Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum

Durham Interests

Started by dereksl. Last reply by Dave Mar 2, 2013. 1 Reply

Hello,Just joined, my interests in Durham are:DOBSON from Bishop Auckland and Whitburn, REED from Dalton le Dale /Seaham Harbour.STEPHENSON from Tow Law and Cleadon.   LAMBERT from Sunderland.Derek. Learn more about Skinny Fiber on my SECURE…Continue

Tags: Reed, Lambert, Stephenson, Dobson

Ralph Byers

Started by jayby Feb 24, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi AllCan anyone help with my problem ?  Ralph was born in 1831 at Newcastle upon Tyne but by 1841 he was living at Killerby with a family called Barker but what relation they are to him !!!  The Barker's on the census are from around the Marsk area…Continue

Tags: Byers

McNamee/ Brannigan families

Started by Ausirishlink. Last reply by Ausirishlink Jan 28, 2013. 4 Replies

Looking at John McNamee and Rose Ann Brannigan that married in Durham 1865. Rose Ann is listed on the 1861 census with her brother, Terence and 3 lodgers. They were all born in Ireland, and the men were puddlers. John and Rose Ann left England out…Continue

Tags: Brannigan, McNamee


Started by joteach. Last reply by David11000 Dec 8, 2012. 1 Reply

I am researching my great great grandfather's family. Peter Holden was born in Ireland c 1825 and emigrated to Durham England before coming to America. His wife Ann, also born in Ireland c 1837 and he had 4 children all born in England. John,…Continue

Tags: Holden

Looking for Calvert's

Started by Geordie. Last reply by Geordie Nov 21, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi all   I am a new member,  In doing my family tree,  I know that the Calvert  name passed through Durham,  on the way to Newcastle on Tyne  from Yorkshire,  Some Calverts stayed in Yorkshire,   some stayed in Durham,   while some stayed in…Continue

Tags: Calvert

John Harling/Harland

Started by earruss. Last reply by earruss Sep 22, 2012. 3 Replies

I am Earl Harland Russell 3 GGrandson of John Harling/Harland born about 1796 in Durham County or Lancashire. He married Jane Bailey at the Chapestry, in Kelloe, Parish of Kello, Durham County, England on 28 Dec 1816. The Family is listed in the…Continue

Tags: Harland, Harling

Family names

Started by laura hunter. Last reply by jayby Sep 18, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi im researching a number of names from both mine and my partners family they are Reid, Watson, Ridley, Proud,T elford, Milburn these are from my partners side.  Mine are Armstrong, Davison Davidsonthanks Laura Learn more about Skinny Fiber on my…Continue

Hall family from Brafferton Durham

Started by jayby. Last reply by jayby Aug 1, 2012. 2 Replies

HelloI have just joined so a little unsure but hope someone could help.The 1841 census shows that William the father has died and Grace with 3 of her children Edward, William and John all labourers are living at Hartlepool By 1851 all brothers have…Continue

Tags: Hall


Started by joteach. Last reply by joteach Jul 25, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi. My interests is my family who emigrated to Durham in the mid nineteenth century from Ireland.Their names were Peter Holden and wife Ann Moore. Their children were John, Thomas, Patrick, and Elizabeth. The children were all born in Durham,…Continue

Tags: Moore, Holden

Looking for Durham families

Started by John1948 Jul 17, 2012. 0 Replies

My surname interest is Athey (and its many variations, Athee, Aththy, etc) circa 1675. The furthest back I have managed so far is Thomas Aththy, b. 1674. As far as I know he was married twice, to a Margaret James and an Isabel Teasdale. Would be…Continue

Tags: Teasdale, James, Aththy, Athee

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