Northumberland Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  





England—Northumberland

Explore research in Northumberland.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Northumberland research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Northumberland ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Northumberland.
    FS Wiki: Northumberland England Genealogy
  2. Watch the video on this page for ideas starting your Northumberland research.
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  3. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Northumberland research.






Goal 2: Learn about Northumberland archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Northumberland archives and libraries.

  1. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Northumberland site.
  2. Search for free online books on Northumberland research on the FamilySearch site.




Goal 3: Learn about Northumberland civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Northumberland civil registration.

  1. Explore Northumberland civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search for BMD records on the Northumberland County Council site.
  3. Browse the Northumberland registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  4. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Northumberland census records.

  1. Learn about census returns in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Census Returns
  2. Learn about Northumberland Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  3. Explore Northumberland census records on the Gen UKI site.


Goal 4: Learn about Northumberland church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Northumberland church records.

  1. Get an overview of Northumberland church records in this article.
    FS—Northumberland Church Records
  2. Learn about parish registers in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Anglican Parish Registers
  3. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Northumberland site.
  4. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Northumberland.
  5. Learn about Roman Catholic registers in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Roman Catholic Registers
  6. Learn about Presbyterian and Congregational registers in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Presbyterian and Congregational Registers

B. Explore Northumberland cemetery records.

  1. Learn about cemetery records in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Civil Cemetery Records
  2. Explore Northumberland cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  4. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Northumberland probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Northumberland probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Northumberland probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Northumberland Probate Records
  2. Learn about wills and probate in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Wills
  3. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Northumberland site.
  4. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Northumberland maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Northumberland maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Northumberland maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Northumberland Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Northumberland maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Northumberland site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.







Goal 7: Learn about Northumberland newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Northumberland newspapers.

  1. Learn about maps in this Northumberland Archives guide.
    Northumberland Archives: Newspapers
  2. Search Northumberland newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  3. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Northumberland site.


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Northumberland research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.


Goal 9: Search records from Northumberland.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.


Goal 10: Get help with your Northumberland research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Northumberland County Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Northumberland research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Northumberland research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Northumberland research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Northumberland research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Northumberland genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Northumberland in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Northumberland Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Northumberland site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.