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Family History Resources
If you are interested in tracing your family history, we have lots of resources that will help you.
- Monumental Inscriptions for Northumberland and Durham
- Parish Register Transcripts and Indexes
- Electoral Registers and Poll Books for Newcastle
- Census Returns for Newcastle 1841 - 1901
- Directories from 1778 onwards
- List of Historical Newspapers, which can help with research
- Access to websites Ancestry and Find My Past
We also have useful guides about Newcastle and researching your family history.
- Local Maps
- History of Newcastle
- Robert Burns: his connections to Newcastle and the North East
- River Tyne Crossings and Newcastle Bridges
- Town Moor Hoppings
- Origins of the name Geordie
- Notable dates connected with Newcastle during World War II
- Tracing your Ancestors in the North East
- Tracing your Wartime Ancestors
- Tracing Criminal Ancestors