Wolviston is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Durham, created in 1738 from a chapelry in Billingham Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Newton Bewley.

Alternative names: Wolviston with Wynyard, Woolviston

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1759
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1794

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOLVISTON, a township and a chapelry in Billingham parish, Durham. The township lies 1¾ mile N of Billingham r. station, and 4½ N by E of Stockton-upon-Tees; and has a post-office under Stockton upon-Tees. Acres, 2,396. Real property, £3,084. Pop., 653. Houses, 140. The property is divided among three. The chapelry was constituted in 1860. Pop., 787. Houses, 163. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Durham. Value, £380. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of D. The church is tolerable. A new-burial-ground was enclosed in 1869.

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, Wolviston – Cemeteries ( 2 )
Monumental inscriptions Billingham, Wolviston
Author: Cleveland, North Yorkshire and South Durham Family History Society

St. Peter’s, Wolviston, monumental inscriptions
Author: Wilson, Frances; Wilson, Christopher; Wilson, Peter; Cleveland Family History Society

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

England, Durham, Wolviston – Census – 1851 ( 1 )
1851 census for Billingham, Claxton, Cowpen Bewley, Greatham, Haverton Hill, Newton Bewley, Port Clarence, Wolviston : census no. HO 107, piece ref. no. 2384
Author: Cleveland Family History Society

England, Durham, Wolviston – Church records ( 5 )
England, Durham, Wolviston, bishop’s transcripts, 1794-1871
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Wolviston (Durham); Durham University Library

Parish chest material, 1672-1941
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Wolviston (Durham)

Parish registers for Billingham, 1570-1948
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Billingham (Durham)

Parish registers for Wolviston, 1759-1900
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Wolviston (Durham)

Register of baptisms for Wolviston Wesleyan Methodist Church, Durham, 1921-1975
Author: Wolviston Wesleyan Methodist Church (Durham)

England, Durham, Wolviston – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Wolviston, St. Peter, baptism index, 1759-1796 : (register indexed: EP/Wo 1)
Author: Poll, I. M.

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

England, Durham, Wolviston – Occupations ( 1 )
A Trades directory for the parish of Wolviston
Author: Stockton Borough Council Museum Service

England, Durham, Wolviston – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments for the township of Wolviston, 1784-1830
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Durhamshire)

Parish chest material, 1672-1941
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Wolviston (Durham)

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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: Stockton Ward
  • Province: York

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