Beadnell, Northumberland Family History Guide

Beadnell is a parish created from an earlier chapelry within the larger and older parish of Bamburgh, Northumberland.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church: St Ebba

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1766
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1767

Adjacent Parishes

  • Bamburgh
  • North Sunderland

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEADNELL, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Bambrough parish, Northumberland. The village stands on the coast, 3¾ miles ENE of Chathill r. station, and 5¼. SE of Bambrough; and has a post office under Chathill, and a small harbour. The township comprises 743 acres. Pop., 311. Houses, 66. The chapelry includes the township, but is more extensive; and was constituted in 1854. Rated property, £1,371. Pop., 577. Houses, 115. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Durham. Value, £79. Patron, the Vicar of Bambrough. The church is a handsome Gothic edifice.

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

Parish Records

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