Coniscliffe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Durham.

Other places in the parish include: Low Coniscliffe, Thornton Hall, Low Coniscliffe with Carlbury, Ulnaby, High Coniscliffe, and Carlbury.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1590
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1762

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CONISCLIFFE, two townships and a parish in Darlington district, Durham. High Coniscliffe township lies on the river Tees, on the Roman road to Binchester, and on the South Durham railway, adjacent to Piercebridge r. station, 4¼ miles W of Darlington; and has a post-office under Darlington. Real property, £2, 608. Pop., 234. Houses, 51. A Roman station seems to have been here; and Roman relics, including coins and an altar, have been found. Low Coniscliffe township lies also on the Tees, about a mile SE of High Coniscliffe; and includes the hamlet of Carlbury. Real property, £1, 429. Pop., 200. Houses, 38. The parish comprises 3, 008 acres. Real property, £4, 037. Pop., 434. Houses, 89. The property is divided among a few. The Coniscliffe fells, in the north, are romantic eminences, with slate quarries and copper ore. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £216. Patron, the Bishop of Durham. The church is early English, has a tall spire, and commands a fine prospect. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £12.

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, Coniscliffe – Cemeteries ( 4 )
Coniscliffe cemetery, Carlbury, Durham
Author: McLee, Carol A.; Cleveland Family History Society

Monumental inscriptions High Coniscliffe & Ingleton area
Author: Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham Family History Society

St. Edwin’s Church, High Coniscliffe, Co. Durham, monumental inscriptions in the church and churchyard
Author: Eastbourne School (Darlington, England); Cleveland Family History Society

St. Edwin’s Church, High Coniscliffe, monumental inscriptions
Author: Eastbourne School (Darlington, England)

England, Durham, Coniscliffe – Census – 1851 – Indexes ( 1 )
1851 census for Coniscliffe, Carlbury, Piercebridge, Cockerton, Archdeacon Newton, Coldsides, Houghton-le-Side …
Author: Cleveland Family History Society

England, Durham, Coniscliffe – Church records ( 6 )
Churchwardens accounts, 1767-1774, 1808-1864
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham)

England, Durham, Coniscliffe, bishop’s transcripts, 1762-1846
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham); Durham University Library

Parish register transcripts of Coniscliffe, 1590-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham)

Parish registers for Coniscliffe, 1590-1910
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham)

Parish registers for Coniscliffe, 1590-1978
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham)

The registers of Coniscliffe, in the county of Durham : baptisms, 1590-1812, marriages, 1590-1812, burials 1591-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham); Edleston, Miss; Wood, Herbert Maxwell

England, Durham, Coniscliffe – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Coniscliffe, Durham, Eng

The registers of Coniscliffe, in the county of Durham
Author: Edleston, Miss; Church of England. Parish Church of Coniscliffe (Durham)

England, Durham, Coniscliffe – Description and travel ( 1 )
St. Edwin’s Church, High Coniscliffe : a short guide for visitors
Author: Richardson, B.

England, Durham, Coniscliffe – Description and travel – Guidebooks ( 1 )
St. Edwin’s Church, High Coniscliffe : a short guide for visitors
Author: Richardson, B.

England, Durham, Coniscliffe – Taxation ( 3 )
Rental book, 1792-1806, 1839-1850
Author: Coniscliffe (Durham)

Valuation lists for the township of High Coniscliffe, 1870-1903
Author: High Coniscliffe (Durham)

Valuation lists for the township of Low Coniscliffe, 1868-1899
Author: Low Coniscliffe (Durham)

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Administration

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

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