Index of Births, Deaths & Marriages.
Click & wait, the file will open in the appropriate
You will also find Joplin(g) & Joblin(g) B. M. D. on
the "Free BMD pages".
They are especially useful for finding the spouse for a
marriage. See too www.findmypast.co.uk
where `0`is given as `age` it signifies "of full age" i.e. actual
age was not stated.
here for MARRIAGES
Parish Marriages 1509-1939,
Paul Joiner Marriages for north UK,
On-line index 1563-1985 (no spouse),
Newcastle Marriages 1837-1900,
Boyd's Marriage Index 1565-1832,
Durham Marriage Bonds 1664-1815,
W.Yorks marriages 1817-1921.
Misc Marriages etc. from English Origins has
some Boyd's and some Licence Allegations.
Boyd`s Marriages 1565-1832
You will find much duplication.
If you do not find what you seek in one place, try another.
Durham Marriage Bonds.
Licenses were issued so that marriages could take place
without banns being called. This was useful for couples away from the home
area, those who wanted to avoid the three week's wait the having the banns
called involved. It was regarded as a status symbol to be married by
licence and kept the marriage private. Durham Marriage Bonds run from
You will come across various abbreviations, such as Pg for
Jopling, Bg for Jobling, Pn for Joplin and Jn for Joblin. Others are more
obvious, such as Ncl for Newcastle. Please let me know if there are any
you do not understand. The Bonds are accessed as an Excel File, which
downloads to the taskbar. Click on it to `open`. The marriage
licences seem to be applied for mainly by the better off, though there are one
or two for `labourers`.
Boyd's Marriage Index
Index taken from parish registers, bishop's transcripts &
marriage licences. Boyd's index was divided by counties. Seventy-two
parishes in Durham were covered and eighty four in Northumberland. My copy is
for the Jopling spelling only at present.
As with Births & Marriages, many different
bodies have transcribed the surviving records & putting forward all that I
have gathered, means you will find a lot of repetition. To find a death
click first on "click here" below. I suggest that if you
are looking for a pre 1837 death, that you look first at `Parish Deaths`,
which cover 1543-2005 & if looking for a post 1836 death you look first at `GRO
old`, covering 1837- end 2005. The `Deaths` workbook contains pages
G.R.O 1837-2004, G.R.O old 1837- to2005,
G.R.O 1837-1915, Bg 1855-1915 (Bg denotes Jobling),
Pg 1916-2007 (Pg denotes Jopling),
Pg 2007-2013, Honour Roll (WW1 &WW2), Honour Roll 2 from the War Graves
Details shows the sort of detail you can find. NBI3 (National Burial Index)
1543-2004,Internments 1563-1900, Parish Deaths 1543-2005, Death Certs,
Canadian (no death date), USA 1961-2000.
Please note this index is a finding aid and not
guaranteed one hundred percent accurate- we all make mistakes.