Material available to NDFHS Members
Alnwick Branch holds a copy of the Duke’s School Alnwick Register of Admissions 1811-1911 and can make this available to members (ONLY). Please contact us if you think that you have a relative who attended Duke’s school- you can join us if necessary! Treasures amongst the entries include this busy individual:
Lingwood , Joseph. Born 5th July, 1851 ; left 1864.
Apprenticed to Messrs. Wilkin & Dickman, Alnwick ; Librarian
Alnwick Scientific and Mechanical Institution ; Member
Alnwick Urban Council 1909 ; Second Officer Alnwick Fire
Brigade ; Instructor and Hon. See. Long Service Medal,
N.F.B.U. ; Hon. Sec. and Treas. Northern District N.F.B.U.;
Member Central Council, Provincial Grand Master, Berwick
District, N.I.O.O. ; Staff Armourer 2nd Northumberland
(Percy) Volunteer Artillery, Merit Medal 1869, Long Service
Medal 1894 ; Author of prize essay , “The Whole Duty of a
Fireman “; Fellow Royal Meteorological Society 1880-6.
.Married 1877, Alison D. R. d. of James D. Blyth.
Residence : Mechanics’ Institute, Alnwick.
In adition the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society has the following material available at its Percy House headquarters near Haymarket bus station in Newcastle relating to Alnwick:
Library paper copies:
Alnwick St Paul RC Marriages 1845-1852
Alnwick St Michael photocopies of the handwritten Maxwell Wood transcription Baptisms 1749-1812 + index
Alnwick St Michael Baptisms 1645-1839; Marriages 1646-1839; Burials 1646-1839
(The dates 1645 to 1812 are photocopies of the Maxwell Wood handwritten transcripts)
Alnwick St Mary RC Baptisms 1794-1840, 1847-1903; Marriages 1799-1831, 1846-1921; Burials 1797-1828, 1856-1903
Greenbatt Presbyterian Baptisms 1785-1900
Lisburn St Presbyterian Baptisms 1878-1881
Processed and on our database:
Alnwick St Michael Baptisms 1813-1839; Marriages 1813-1839; Burials 1646-1839