Bishopton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Durham.

Other places in the parish include: East and West Newbiggin, Little Stainton, West Newbiggin, and East Newbiggin.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1769

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BISHOPTON, a township and a parish in Stockton district, Durham. The township lies 2 miles SSW of Stillington r. station, and 5½ WNW of Stockton-upon Tees; and has a post-office under Stockton. Acres, 2,102. Real property, £3,077. Pop., 342. Houses, 80. The parish includes also the townships of Little Stainton and East and West Newbiggin. Acres, 4,031. Real property, £4,699. Pop., 448. Houses, 99. The property is subdivided. There are vestiges of an entrenchment, supposed to have surrounded the mansion of Roger de Conyers, who, in the time of King Stephen, resisted and overcame William Cumyn, an insurrectionary and devastating pretender to the see of Durham. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £250. Patron, not reported. The church is excellent.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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England, Durham, Bishopton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions, St. Peter, Bishopton, Co. Durham
Author: McLee, Carol A.; Cleveland Family History Society

England, Durham, Bishopton – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Bishopton, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Durham, Bishopton – Census – 1851 – Indexes ( 1 )
1851 Census for Bishop Middleham, Bishopton, Garmondsway, Sedgefield, Great and Little Stainton
Author: Cleveland Family History Society

England, Durham, Bishopton – Census – Indexes ( 1 )
1851 census index, Trimdon, Fishburn, Sedgefield, Bishoptton, Bishop-Middleham, Cornforth, etc.

England, Durham, Bishopton – Church records ( 5 )
County Durham, Bishopton, baptisms, 1649-1861; marriages, 1653-1861; banns, 1784-1857; burials, 1654-1861
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bishopton (Durham)

England, Durham, Bishopton, bishop’s transcripts, 1769-1854
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bishopton (Durham); Durham University Library

Index of marriages, parish of St. Peter, Bishopton, 1653-1751
Author: Poll, I. M.; Church of England. Parish Church of Bishopton (Durham)

Parish chest material, 1729-1898
Author: Bishopton (Durhamshire)

Parish registers for Bishopton, 1653-1965
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bishopton (Durham)

England, Durham, Bishopton – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Bishopton, Sadberge marriage indexes
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bishopton (Durham); Church of England. Chapelry of Sadberge (Durham)

England, Durham, Bishopton – Land and property ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for the township of Bishopton, 1801-1829
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Bishopton – Military records – Militia ( 1 )
Parish chest material, 1729-1898
Author: Bishopton (Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Bishopton – Occupations ( 1 )
Parish chest material, 1729-1898
Author: Bishopton (Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Bishopton – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments for the township of Bishopton, 1801-1829
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

Parish chest material, 1729-1898
Author: Bishopton (Durhamshire)

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Administration

  • County: Durham
  • Civil Registration District: Stockton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Durham (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Durham
  • Rural Deanery: Stockton
  • Poor Law Union: Sedgefield
  • Hundred: Stockton Ward
  • Province: York

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