Esh is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Durham, created in 1733 from a chapelry in Lanchester Ancient Parish.

Other places included in the parish: Ushaw

Alternative names: Ash, Ashe

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1567
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1795

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

Esh

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ESH, or Ash, a village and a township-chapelry in Lanchester parish, Durham. The village stands 4 miles NNW of Brancepeth r. station, and 5 WNW of Durham; and has a post-office under Durham. The chapelry comprises 3, 016 acres. Real property, £2, 915. Pop., 942. Houses, 118. The property is divided among a few. A Roman Catholic college, on a large scale, with about 300 students, is at Ushaw. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Durham. Value, £190. Patron, the Bishop of Manchester. The church is good; and there is a Roman Catholic chapel. See Ushaw.

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

Ushaw

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

USHAW, a place, with a Roman Catholic college, in Esh chapelry, Durhamshire; 4 miles WNW of Durham. The college stands on a bleak hill; was founded in 1804, and opened in 1808; underwent extension in 1850 and following years; includes a fine chapel, opened in 1848; forms an open quadrangle, together with a long cloister and a seminary; and has commonly about 300 students, and about 100 boys.

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, Esh – Cemeteries ( 3 )
The Church of St. Michael and All Angels (C. of E.), Esh, County Durham : a list of memorials inside the church and monumental inscriptions in the churchyard
Author: Bowes, H.; Johnson, M.

Monumental inscriptions, County Durham; Esh churchyard (C of E), Esh Laude churchyard (R.C.), Satley churchyard
Author: Northumberland & Durham Family History Society

St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Esh Laude, County Durham : a list of memorials inside the church and monumental inscriptions in the churchyard
Author: Bowes, H.; Johnson, M.

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

England, Durham, Esh – Church records ( 12 )
Baptisms, 1795-1839
Author: Catholic Church. Esh Laude Chapel (Esh, Durhamshire)

Baptisms, 1795-1839
Author: Catholic Church. Esh Laude Chapel (Esh, Durhamshire)

Baptisms, 1884-1914
Author: Waterhouses Circuit (Durhamshire : Primitive Methodist)

Baptisms, 1894-1940
Author: Wesleyan Methodist Church (Esh, Durhamshire)

Baptisms, 1898-1904
Author: Primitive Methodist Church (Durhamshire, England)

Catholic church records of Esh, 1856-1920
Author: Catholic Church. St. Michael’s (Esh Laude, near Lanchester, Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Esh, bishop’s transcripts, 1763-1867
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham); Church of England. Parish Church of Satley (Durham); Durham University Library

England, Durham, Lanchester, bishop’s transcripts, 1764-1856
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lanchester (Durham); Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham); Church of England. Parish Church of Satley (Durham); Durham University Library

Parish chest material
Author: Esh (Durhamshire)

Parish register transcripts for Esh, 1567-1812
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham)

Parish registers for Esh, 1567-1909
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham)

The register of the christenings, weddings and burials solemnized at the ancient chapel of Esh, within the parish of Lanchester and the bishopric of Durham, 1567 to 1812
Author: White, Walter Stuart; Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne

England, Durham, Esh – Church records – Indexes ( 6 )
Computer printout of Esh Laude, Roman Cathlic, Durham, Eng

Computer printout of Esh, Durham, Eng
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department; Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham)

Esh Parish Church, County Durham, index of marriages, 1838-1903
Author: Tait, R.; Tait, D.; Johnson, M.; Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham)

Marriage index for Houghton-le-Spring, Penshaw, Hetton-le-Hole, West Rainton, Esh, 1563-1837
Author: Rounce, W. E.

Parish register printouts of Esh, Durham, England (Roman Catholic, Esh Laude) ; christenings, 1795-1839
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

The register of christenings, weddings and burials solemnized at the ancient chapel of Esh, within the parish of Lanchester
Author: White, Walter Stuart; Church of England. Chapelry of Esh (Durham)

England, Durham, Esh – History ( 1 )
Esh leaves : being drafts upon the memory of an old parishioner
Author: Wiggen, W. R.

England, Durham, Esh – Land and property ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for the township of Esh, 1760-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

England, Durham, Esh – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments for the township of Esh, 1760-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

Parish chest material
Author: Esh (Durhamshire)

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Administration

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

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