Hart is an Ancient Parish in the county of Durham.

Other places in the parish include: Elwick, South Bedburn, Nesbitt, Nesbit Hall, Nesbit, Thorp Bulmer, Dalton Piercy, West Hartlepool, Throston, and Thorpe Bulmer.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1577
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1762

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HART, a village and a township in Stockton district, and a parish partly also in Easington district, Durham. The village stands on a rising ground, near the Ferryhill and Hartlepool railway, about 2 miles from the coast, and 4 NW of Hartlepool; and has a post-office under Ferryhill. The township comprises 2, 366 acres of land, and 223 of water. Real property, £2, 753. Pop., 297. Houses, 55. The parish contains also the townships of Thorpe-Bulmer, Throston, Elwick, Dalton-Piercy, and Nesbitt. Acres, 7, 880. Real property, £10, 971. Pop. in 1851, 920; in 1861, 1, 420. Houses, 239. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to F. A. Milbank, Esq. One-fourth of the land is pasture; and limestone occurs. A fine view of the coast lies toward and over Hartlepool. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £164. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is the mother one of Hartlepool, of Norman formation, and in good condition; retains the Norman character in its chancel arch, and in part of its tower; has, on the outer S wall of the chancel, a curious has relief of St. George and the Dragon; and contains an octagonal font, carved with hagiological figures and other symbols.

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, Hart – Cemeteries ( 2 )
Monumental inscriptions Hart & Stranton area
Author: Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham Family History Society

Monumental inscriptions, Mary Magdalene, Hart
Author: Hartlepool Borough Council. Manpower Services Commission Community Programme; Cleveland Family History Society. Hartlepool Branch

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

England, Durham, Hart – Census – 1851 – Indexes ( 1 )
1851 census for Hart, Thorp Bulmer, Elwick, Throston, Dalton Piercy, Brierton, Elwick Hall, Seaton Carew
Author: Cleveland Family History Society

England, Durham, Hart – Census – 1881 – Indexes ( 1 )
1881 census for Dalton Piercy, Brierton, Claxton, Elwick, Elwick Hall, Greatham, Hart, Bulmer

England, Durham, Hart – Church records ( 5 )
England, Durham, Hart, bishop’s transcripts, 1762-1871
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham); Durham University Library

General register index, 1577-1677
Author: Lonsdale, Bob; Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

Hart baptisms, 1813-1856
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

Parish chest materials, 1651-1864
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

Parish registers of Hart, 1577-1934
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

England, Durham, Hart – Church records – Indexes ( 7 )
Burial index to St. Mary Magdalen’s Church, Hart, Durham
Author: Church of England. St. Mary Magdalene’s Church (Durham)

Hart banns 1754-1812, burials, 1813-1884
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham); Hartlepool Borough Council. Manpower Services Commission Community Programme

Hart baptisms 1676-1812, marriages 1676-1763
Author: Cleveland Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

Hart burials 1678-1812
Author: Finnigan, Ian; Wilson, Frances; Lonsdale, Bob; Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

Hart marriages
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

Hart, St. Mary, marriage index, 1837-1934 : (register indexed: EP/Ha 1/6)
Author: Errington, R.; Johnson, M., Mrs.

The Register booke of the Parish of Harte : 1577-1677
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham); Hartlepool Borough Council. Manpower Services Commission Community Programme

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

England, Durham, Hart – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish chest materials, 1651-1864
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hart (Durham)

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

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Administration

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

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