Croxdale is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Durham, created in 1738 from a chapelry in Durham St Oswald Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Sunderland Bridge.

Alternative names: Croxdale with Sunderland Bridge

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1696
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1787

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CROXDALE, a chapelry in St. Oswald and Merrington parishes, Durham; on the river Wear and the Weardale railway, adjacent to the York and Newcastle railway, 3 miles S of Durham. It consists of the townships of Sunderland-Bridge and Hett, the former of which has a post-office under Durham; and it was constituted in 1843.

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

Parish Records


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

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