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Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.northtyneside.gov.uk/libraries/localst/local.htm
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): NBL, TWR

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

North Shields Central Library
Northumberland Square
North Shields
North Tyneside
Tyne & Wear
NE30 1QU
Tel: 0191 200 5424
Fax: 0191 200 6118
Email: Local.Studies@northtyneside.gov.uk
Contact: E.J. Hollerton


Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-1730
Tuesday: 0930-1900
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 0930-1900
Friday: 0930-1730
Saturday: 0930-1700


Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? Limited

Fee-based? �00 per half-hour, plus expenses

Provided by local Record Office? Northumberland County Record Office. � per hour
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations None


5. Census returns

Tynemouth Registration District 1841-1891. Held at North Shields
Northumberland and Durham Family History Society 1851 index Northumberland vols. 1, 2, 6, 9, 13, 14, 15


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Mannix and Whelan: Cumberland 1847
Slater: Durham, Northumberland & Yorks 1854
Parson & White: Northumberland 1859, 1873, 1879, 1890, 1894, 1897, 1902, 1914, 1929, 1934, 1938
Wards: North of England 1850-1940

6(b) City and Town Directories

Kelly's Newcastle 1947-1968
Kelly's North Shields and Tynemouth 1806
Campbell North Shields 1871

6(c) Telephone Directories

Newcastle area: 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981
Tyneside: 1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1991, 1994


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Tynemouth Borough: 1861-1869, 1876, 1887-1911, 1924, 1926-1929, 1931-1939, 1946-1950, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1959-1973
Wallsend: 1901, 1905, 1931-1939, 1941-1969
North Tyneside 1979-

7(b) Poll Books

Northumberland: 1710, 1721, 1734, 1749, 1774, 1826
Northumberland South: 1832, 1852
Northumberland North: 1841
Tynemouth: 1832, 1852, 1861, 1837


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1992. Microfiche U.K. North Shields


9. Unpublished Indexes

North Shields Library card indexes
Shields Daily News 1864-1960
Evening Chronicle and Journal 1974-
Cemetery - Dudley, Earsdon, Holy Cross, Church Bank, Preston, Whitley Bay, Longbenton (bound)
Crematoria - Whitley Bay (bound)
Monumental inscriptions - Christ Church, North Shields; St Alban's Church, Earsdon; Tynemouth Priory (sheaf): Tynemouth General Cemetery


10. Parish Registers

35mm film copies:-
Christ Church, North Shields 1607-1909 (baptisms, deaths and marriages)
Holy Trinity, North Shields 1861-1949 (baptisms); 1947 (marriages); 1927 (burials)
St John, Killingworth 1870-1952 (baptisms); 1978 (marriages); 1975 (burials)
St Bartholomew, Longbenton 1670-1915 (baptisms); 1910 (marriages); 1856 (burials)
Manuscript copy: burials at St Paul's Whitley Bay 1864-1962


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Family Tree Magazine Vol.1 (1984-)
Genealogists Magazine vol. 9 (1940-)
Journal of Northumberland and Durham Family History
Society vol.1 (1975-)
Archaeologica Aeliana (1822-)


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

Surtees Society to publish any previously unpublished documents illustrative of life in the North. Vol 1 (1835-)


13. Other material

Folders, cuttings and ephemera. Newscuttings 1974 onwards, plus any retrospective searches, plus names and addresses of interested researchers
G. Bell: Index to Northumberland Marriages 1813-1937
G. Bell: Index to Northumberland Burials 1813-1937
Photographs
Abstracts of Compulsory Purchase Order deeds, most of North Shields


14. Guides to Collections

None


15. Local Record Offices

Tyne and Wear Archives Service
Blandford House
Blandford Square
Newcastle on Tyne
Tel: 0191 232 6789

Northumberland County Record Office
Melton Park
North Gosforth
Newcastle on Tyne
Tel: 0191 236 2680


Other information

Canon MS100 reader/printer
Computerisation of indexes in progress
Ordnance Survey maps and plans only (incomplete)