Eggleston is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Durham, created in 1744 from a chapelry in Middleton in Teesdale Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Egglestone, Egleston

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1795
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1795

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EGGLESTONE, a chapelry in Middleton-in-Teesdale parish, Durham; on the verge of the county, at the river Tees, 5½ miles NW by N of Barnard-Castle. It has a post-office under Darlington. Acres, 7, 919. Real property, £28, 807; of which £26, 177 are in mines, and £20 in quarries. Pop., 788. Houses, 151. The manor, with Egglestone Hall, belongs to the Hutchinsons. Much of the surface is hill and moor. Lead mines are worked to a great extent; are said to have been in operation from the time of Henry VI.; and probably were known to the Romans. Nemal-edge, near Egglestone Hall, commands a fine view, and has a cromlech. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Durham. Value, £100. Patron, the Rector of Middleton. A new church was built in 1869. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a mechanics’ institute. Charities, £13.

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, Egglestone – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Old Church & Holy Trinity, Eggleston, Co. Durham, monumental inscriptions
Author: McLee, Carol A.; Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham Family History Society

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

England, Durham, Egglestone – Church records ( 2 )
England, Durham, Eggleston, bishop’s transcripts, 1795-1854
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Egglestone (Durham); Durham University Library

Parish registers for Egglestone, 1795-1901
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Egglestone (Durham)

England, Durham, Egglestone – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Middleton-in-Teesdale & Egglestone baptisms, marriages & burials, 1813-1839
Author: Bell, George; Yellowley, Carol; Church of England. Parish Church of Middleton-in-Teesdale (Durham); Church of England. Chapelry of Egglestone (Durham)

Transcript of Egglestone baptisms and burials, 1795-1840
Author: Kenyon-Fuller, L. M.; Joiner, Paul R.; Church of England. Chapelry of Egglestone (Durham)

England, Durham, Egglestone – Land and property ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for the chaplery of Egglestone, 1784-1830
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Egglestone – Schools ( 1 )
Admission registers, 1883-1926
Author: Egglestone Church of England School (Egglestone, Durham)

England, Durham, Egglestone – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for the chaplery of Egglestone, 1784-1830
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

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Administration

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

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