Discover your English ancestry through the Northumberland and Durham monumental inscriptions. These are a fantastic addition to your family history research. The records includes the full inscription on your ancestor’s burial monumental which most often includes additional family names and dates.

The records includes a transcript of the original monumental inscriptions. The transcripts were created by the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society, formed in 1975. The amount of information in each transcript can vary because of the age and legibility of the monuments, but most of the records will include a combination of the following information:

  • Name
  • Burial year
  • Birth date
  • Death date
  • Age at death
  • Inscription
  • Parish
  • Place
  • County and country
  • Denomination
  • Burial ground
  • Section
  • Plot
  • Stone type
  • Notes
  • Record set

Discover more about the Northumberland and Durham Monumental Inscriptions

The record set includes thirteen different parishes. We have included a list of the parishes to assist with you family history research.

Parish Name
Brinkburn, Priory of St. Peter & Paul
Bywell St. Andrew
Cambo, Holy Trinity
Carrshields, Carrshields
Ebchester, St Ebba.
Gateshead St Mary
Great Lumley, Christ Church
Greenside St. John
Healey, St. John.
Lanchester, All Saints
Whitton Glibert. St Michael & All Angels