Denton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Durham, created in 1837 from a chapelry in Gainford Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Hougton le Side.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1576
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1765

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Methodist New Connexion.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DENTON, a chapelry in Gainford parish, Durham; on a branch of the river Skerne, 1½ mile N of Pierce-Bridge r. station, and 5½ NW by W of Darlington. Post town, Pier-Bridge, under Darlington. Acres, 966. Real property, £1, 566. Pop., 111. Houses, 23. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Durham. Value, £60. Patron, the Vicar of Gainford. The church is good.

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, Denton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
St. Mary the Virgin, Denton, Co. Durham : [monumental inscriptions]
Author: McLee, Carol A.; Cleveland Family History Society

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

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

England, Durham, Denton – Church records ( 5 )
The antiquities of Gainford, in the county of Durham : comprising the baronial and ecclesiastical history of that place and of Barnardcastle, with descriptive notices of Raby Castle, Staindrop Church, Denton, etc…
Author: Walbran, John Richard

England, Durham, Denton, bishop’s transcripts, 1765-1882
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham); Durham University Library

England, Durham, Gainford, bishop’s transcripts, 1763-1851
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Gainford (Durham); Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham); Durham University Library

Parish register transcripts for Denton, 1673-1812
Author: Wood, Herbert Maxwell; Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham)

Parish registers of Denton, 1576-1910
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham)

England, Durham, Denton – Church records – Indexes ( 5 )
Computer printout of Denton, Durham, England

Denton, St. Mary; burials, 1673-1812
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham); Northumberland & Durham Family History Society

A literatum copy of the first register of baptisms, marriages and burials of the Chapelry of Denton in the parish of Gainford, county of Durham
Author: Walbran, John Richard; Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham)

Marriages index, Staindrop, 1636-1837; Gainford, 1569-1837; Denton, 1579 -1837
Author: Rounce, W. E.; Church of England. Parish Church of Staindrop (Durham); Church of England. Parish Church of Gainford (Durham); Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham)

Parish register printouts of Denton, Durham, England; baptisms, 1587-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department; Church of England. Chapelry of Denton (Durham)

England, Durham, Denton – Land and property ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for the chaplery of Denton, 1760-1832
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Denton – Schools ( 1 )
Mixed school admission registers, 1875-1925
Author: Denton C. E. School (Denton, Durham)

England, Durham, Denton – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments for the chaplery of Denton, 1760-1832
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

Valuation lists for the township of Denton, 1869-1897
Author: Denton (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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