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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Unpublished indexes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.train.stockton.gov.uk/culture/
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): DUR

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Stockton Reference Library
Church Road
Stockton-on-Tees
TS18 1TU
Tel: 01642 393994
Fax: 01642 393929
Email:
Contact: Mrs J.E. Chesney (Reference Services Officer)


Opening hours:


Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? Yes, limited

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? Cleveland Archives Department
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

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

Locations 1837-1992 on microfiche for Births, Marriages and Deaths


5. Census returns

1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891
On microfilm for Stockton-on-Tees local authority area. (Includes Billingham, Thornaby, Yarm, Eaglescliffe and surrounding villages.)
1881 Census Index for England on microfiche


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

1827: Durham and Northumberland
1828/9: Cumberland, Durham, Northumberland, Westmorland & Yorkshire
1834: Durham, Northumberland & Yorkshire
1847: Northumberland & Durham
1856: County of Durham
1861: County of Durham
1894: County of Durham

6(b) City and Town Directories

1879: Stockton, South Stockton, Norton & District
1881: Stockton, Middlesbrough and Hartlepool
1898/9 Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton, Thornaby and Middlesbrough
1899/900: Stockton, Thornaby and District
1900/01, 1902/03, 1904/05, 1906/07: photocopy of Stockton area of Ward's Directory:
1908/09: Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Stockton & Thornaby
1910/11, 1912/13, 1914/15, 1917/18, 1921/22: photocopy of Stockton area of Ward's Directory
1924/25, 1926/27, 1928/29, 1930/31, 1932/33, 1934/35, 1936/37, 1938/39: Redcar, Coatham, Saltburn, Stockton, Thornaby & Middlesbrough

6(c) Telephone Directories

1939, 1940, 1968-1976: Combined Telephone Directory and Yellow Pages
Alphabetical: 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996
Yellow Pages: 1978-1980; 1982-1995 inclusive


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

1926: Stockton and Thornaby
1939: Stockton only
1945: Stockton & Thornaby (part)
1953-1978: Stockton Town only
1978 to date: Stockton Local Authority area

7(b) Poll Books

1868: Stockton's first Parliamentary Election


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

IGI 1993 edition - United Kingdom (microfiche)


9. Unpublished Indexes

1851: Census Index (Local Family History Society)


10. Parish Registers

~scannable data$


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Cleveland Family History Society Journal, vol 1 1985 to date
Northumberland & Durham Family History Society Journal, vol.1 no. 1 1975 to date
Family Tree Magazine, vol.1 no. 1 to date


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

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13. Other material

Parish Register transcripts - various
Trade directories transcripts - various
Rate Books (on microfilm): 1828-1835; 1837-1843; 1844-1859; 1860-1864
Monumental inscriptions (FHS-compiled) - various
Big R 1994


14. Guides to Collections

Free leaflet available
~(copy enclosed; much more to be added to new leaflet in preparation)


15. Local Record Offices

Cleveland Archives Department
Exchange Buildings
6 Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 1DB
Tel: 01642 248321


Other information