Heighington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Durham.

Other places in the parish include: Coats-a-Moor, Walworth, School Aycliffe, Redworth, Newbiggin, Middridge Grange, Killerby, Coatsay Moor, Coatsawmoor, and Coatsaw Moor.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1765

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HEIGHINGTON, a township and a parish in Darlington district, Durham. The township lies 1¼ mile W of the Stockton and Darlington railway, 2½ E of a Roman road, and 6 NNE of Darlington; and has a station, jointly with Aycliffe, on the railway, and a post-office under Darlington. Acres, 1, 743. Real property, £4, 070. Pop., 668. Houses, 164. The parish contains also the townships of Walworth, Killerby, CoatsawMoor, Redworth, and School-Aycliffe. Acres, 7, 278. Real property, £10, 425. Pop., 1, 323. Houses, 288. The property is much divided. Limestone, for building, is largely worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £217. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Durham. The church has a Norman chancel-arch, and a Norman tower; was recently restored; and contains a richly carved pulpit. There are a Wesleyan chapel, an endowed grammar school, with £33 a year, and other charities with £6.

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, Heighington – Cemeteries ( 4 )
Monumental inscriptions, St. Michael, Heighington, Co. Durham
Author: McLee, Carol A.

St. John the Evangelist, Ingleton, Co. Durham, monumental inscriptions
Author: Corner, Michael; Pound, Lorna

St. John the Evangelist, Ingleton, Co. Durham, monumental inscriptions
Author: Corner, Michael; Pound, Lorna

St. Michael, Heighington, Co. Durham
Author: McLee, Carol A.

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

England, Durham, Heighington – Census – 1851 – Indexes ( 1 )
1851 census for Heighington, Barmpton, Whessoe, Coatham Mundeville, Haughton le Skerne, Morton Palms, Sadberge, Great Burdon
Author: Cleveland Family History Society

England, Durham, Heighington – Church records ( 6 )
England, Durham, Heighington, bishop’s transcripts, 1765-1821
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham); Durham University Library

England, Durham, Ingleton, bishop’s transcripts, 1844-1876
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Ingleton (Durham); Durham University Library

Parish chest material, 1651-1839
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

Parish chest materials, 1720-1870
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

Parish registers of Heighington, 1559-1901
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

Parish registers of Ingleton, 1844-1901
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Ingleton (Durham)

England, Durham, Heighington – Church records – Indexes ( 4 )
Heighington, St. Michael : (register indexed: EP/He/1)
Author: Poll, I. M.

Heighington, St. Michael marriage index, 1728-1812 : (indexed by male & female names)
Author: Northumberland & Durham Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

Heighington, St. Michael, marriage index, 1728-1812 : (registers indexed: EP/He 2,4 and 6)
Author: Parkin, M.; Parkin, M., Mrs.

Parish of Saint Michael, Heighington, index of baptisms, 1585-1728
Author: Poll, I. M.; Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

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

England, Durham, Heighington – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish chest materials, 1720-1870
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

England, Durham, Heighington – Public records ( 1 )
Parish chest material, 1651-1839
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

England, Durham, Heighington – Schools ( 1 )
Parish chest material, 1651-1839
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Heighington (Durham)

England, Durham, Heighington – Taxation ( 7 )
Land tax assessments for the township of Heighington, 1760-1832
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

Valuation lists for the township of Coatsawmoor, 1869-1881
Author: Coatsawmoor (Durham)

Valuation lists for the township of Heighington, 1872-1900
Author: Heighington (Durhamshire)

Valuation lists for the township of Killerby, 1867-1902
Author: Killerby (Durham)

Valuation lists for the township of Redworth, 1869-1902
Author: Redworth (Durham)

Valuation lists for the township of School Aycliffe, 1872-1900
Author: School Aycliffe (Durham)

Valuation lists for the township of Walworth, 1873-1899
Author: Walworth (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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