The Weardale Museum

AND HIGH HOUSE CHAPEL

Hotts, Ireshopeburn, Bishop Auckland, DL13 1HD

01388 517433

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Gravestones & Memorial Inscriptions.

Information about the resources for which we hold data

The inscriptions on all of the extant gravestones in almost every churchyard and cemetery in Weardale have been transcribed and indexed. Photographs of most of the memorials are available.

The inscriptions on all of the extant gravestones in almost every churchyard and cemetery in Weardale have been transcribed and indexed. Photographs of most of the memorials are available.

A unique and powerful family history resource  

 

containing over 60,000 individuals, from some 300 Weardale families,

 

whose relationships can be displayed as ancestor charts or descendant trees.

Genealogy Database Census Records Memorial Inscriptions Parish Registers Stanhope Burials Tithe Records Old Maps School Admissions War Records & Memorials Wills and Deeds Letters from Emigrants Photographs & Postcards Genealogies Newspaper Cuttings Research from a Distance Back to Family History

Contacts for our genealogy support:

Ken Heatherington

 

email:

ken.heatherington@btinternet.com

 

Ken takes the lead on developing the Weardale Museum resources.

 

 

Eric Draper

 

email:

janric.bleeberry@btinternet.com

 

Eric provides research for the Weardale resources and additionally will help people with family history enquiries not related to Weardale.

 

 

David Heatherington (01388)517433)

 

email

dtheatherington@ormail.co.uk

 

David curates the Museum but is available to support family history enquiries.

Donate with a Gift Aid Form Dr Robinson's grave From the memorial transcriptions file for St Thomas Stanhope Links to other sites Number  of Memorials in each Weardale Cemetery