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  • George Stephen Kemble (1758 - 1822)
    George Stephen Kemble (21 April 1758 in Kington, Herefordshire – 5 June 1822 near Durham, County Durham) was a successful theatre manager, British actor, writer, and a member of the famous Kemble famil...

People Buried in County Durham

Historical County of England

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County Durham - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards for information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.

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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS IN : CO DURHAM


List of Towns

The following list will probably need refining as not all places have cemeteries

A

  • Allendale Cottages
  • Allensford
  • Annfield Plain
  • Auckland Park
  • Aycliffe Village


B

  • Barforth
  • Barnard Castle
  • St. Mary
    * Barningham
  • Bearpark
  • Beechburn
  • Belmont
  • Church of St Mary Magdalene
    * Benfieldside
  • Bildershaw
  • Billingham
  • St Cuthbert's
  • St. Luke's
  • St. Mary Magdalene,
  • St. Aidan's
  • St. Peter's
    * Billy Row
  • Binchester
  • Birtley
  • Bishop Auckland
  • Bishop Middleham
  • Bishopton
  • St Peter's Church
    * Bitchburn
  • Blackhall
  • Blackhall Rocks,
  • Blackhill
  • Blackhouse
  • Boldron
  • Bournmoor
  • Bowburn
  • Bowes
  • Bradbury
  • Brancepeth
  • Brandon
  • Bridgehill
  • Brignall
  • St Mary's Church
    * Broompark
  • Browney
  • Brusselton
  • Burnhope
  • Burnopfield
  • Burnt Houses
  • Butterknowle
  • Byers Green


C

  • Carlton
  • Carlton Methodist Church
    * Cassop
  • Castle Eden
  • Castle Dene
  • Castleside
  • Catchgate
  • Chester Moor
  • Chester-le-Street
  • Chilton
  • Chilton Lane
  • Cleatlam
  • Close House
  • Cockerton
  • St. Mary's C of E
  • Holy Family Roman Catholic
  • Cockerton Methodist Church
    * Cockfield
  • Cold Hesledon
  • Consett
  • Copelaw - Aycliffe
  • Copley
  • Cornforth Lane
  • Coronation
  • Cornsay Colliery
  • Cotherstone
  • Coundon
  • Coundon Grange
  • Coundongate
  • Cowshill
  • Coxhoe
  • Craghead
  • St. Thomas's Churchyard
  • Crook
  • Crookhall
  • Croxdale


D

  • Daddry Shield
  • Dalton-le-Dale
  • Darlington
  • North Road Municipal Cemetery
  • St Andrew's Church
  • St Cuthbert's Church
    * Dawdon
  • St Hild and St Helen's - known as the Pitman's Cathedral
    * Deaf Hill
  • Delves Lane
  • Denton
  • St. Mary's Church

... an ancient stone coffin was discovered, supposed to be that of a Knight Templar, and later a cover of Frosterley marble of the same shape, and about the same size, with a sculptured figure of a female carved upon it, was also found. The following inscription in Lombardian French runs round the cover, Hic gist Aubrey de Coynners sa compayn - Here lies the wife of Aubrey de Conyers.
* Dipton

  • Durham
  • Durham Cathedral
  • George Stephen Kemble (21 April 1758 – 5 June 1822) English theatre manager, actor, and writer; member of the famous Kemble family.
  • Durham City Crematorium
  • Robert Wallace Annand VC
  • St. Cuthbert's Catholic Church, Durham
  • St Giles Church, Gilesgate
  • St Margaret of Antioch, Crossgate
  • St Oswald's Church


E

  • Earls House
  • Easington Colliery
  • Easington Village
  • East Hetton
  • East Hedleyhope
  • East Howle
  • East Law
  • East Stanley
  • St. Andrew's Church, Stanley
    * Eastgate
  • Ebchester
  • Edmondsley
  • Edmundbyers
  • Egglesburn
  • Egglesburn Baptist Chapel
    * Egglescliffe
  • St John the Baptist
    * Eggleston
  • Eldon
  • Eldon Lane
  • Elstob
  • Elton
  • Church of St John the Baptist
    * Elwick
  • St. Peter's Church
    * Embleton
  • Escomb
  • Esh Village
  • Esh Winning
  • Etherley
  • Evenwood


F

  • Fencehouses
  • Ferryhill
  • Fir Tree
  • Fishburn
  • Fleming Field
  • Foxton & Shotton
  • Frosterley


G

  • Gainford
  • Gilesgate
  • St. Giles Church
    * Gilmonby
  • Grange Villa
  • Great Lumley
  • Greatham
  • St. John the Baptist
    * Greencroft
  • Grindon
  • St. Thomas of Canterbury (remains)
  • Church of Holy Trinity
    * Gurney Valley


H

  • Hamsterley
  • Hamsterley Colliery
  • Hamsterley Mill
  • Harelaw
  • Harperley
  • Hart
  • St. Mary Magdalane Church, Hart.
    * Hartburn
  • All Saints Church
    * Hartlepool
  • Christ Church
  • St Hilda's Church
    * Haswell
  • Haswell Plough
  • Haughton-le-Skerne
  • St Andrew's Church
    * Hawthorn
  • Healeyfield
  • Heighington
  • St. Michael's Church
    * Helmington Row
  • Hesleden
  • Hett
  • High Coniscliffe
  • St Edwin's church
  • St Oswald's church
    * High Etherley
  • St. Cuthbert's church, High Etherley
    * High Grange
  • High Handenhold
  • High Hesledon
  • High Span
  • St. Patrick's Cemetery
  • Holwick
  • Horden
  • Horsleyhope
  • Hotts
  • Howden-le-Wear
  • Hunderthwaite
  • Hunstanworth
  • Hunwick
  • Hurworth-on-Tees
  • Methodist Church
    * Hutton Henry
  • Hutton Magna


I

  • Ingleton
  • Ireshopeburn
  • Iveston


K

  • Kelloe
  • Kelloe Winning
  • Kimblesworth, (up to 1974)
  • Kirk Merrington
  • Knitsley


L

  • Laithkirk
  • Lanchester
  • Lands
  • Langley Moor
  • Langley Park
  • Langton
  • Lartington
  • Leadgate
  • Leamside
  • Leasingthorne
  • Leeholme
  • Littletown
  • Longnewton
  • St. Mary's Church
    * Low Dinsdale
  • St John the Baptist
    * Low Westwood
  • Ludworth
  • Lunedale
  • Lynesack


M

  • Maiden Law
  • Mainsforth
  • Marley Hill
  • St. Cuthbert's Church, Marley Hill
    * Marwood
  • Meadowfield
  • Medomsley
  • St Mary Magdalene
    * Metal Bridge
  • Mickleton
  • Middlestone Moor
  • Middleton-in-Teesdale
  • Middridge
  • Milkwell Burn
  • Monk Hesleden
  • Moorside
  • Morden
  • Morley
  • Muggleswick
  • Murton
  • Monkwearmouth
  • St Peter's Church


N

  • Nettlesworth
  • New Brancepeth
  • New Kyo
  • Newbiggin in Teesdale
  • Newfield
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • No Place
  • 'Tin Chapel'
    * North Bitchburn
  • North Close
  • Norton
  • St. Mary the Virgin


O

  • Oakenshaw
  • Old Cornforth
  • Old Kelloe
  • Old Shotton
  • Ouston
  • Ovington
  • Owton Manor
  • St James Church of England,
  • St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
  • Owton Manor Baptist Church
    * Oxhill


P

  • Page Bank
  • Pelton
  • Pelton Lane Ends
  • Pelton Fell
  • Perkinsville
  • Peterlee
  • Phoenix Row
  • Pickering Nook
  • Picktree (part)
  • Piercebridge
  • St Mary's Church, Piercebridge

115 extant memorials and burials from 1836 to 1987
* Pittington

  • Pity Me
  • Plawsworth
  • Preston-on-Tees
  • All Saints
  • Eaglescliffe Trinity Methodist Church


Q

  • Quaking Houses
  • Quarrington Hill
  • Quebec


R

  • Rainton Gate
  • Ramshaw
  • Redmarshall
  • Church of Saint Cuthbert
    * Roddymoor
  • Romaldkirk
  • Rookhope
  • Roseworth,
  • Rowley
  • Royal Oak,
  • Ruffside
  • Rushyford


S

  • Sacriston
  • Sadberge
  • St. Andrew's Church
    * St Helen Auckland
  • Church of St Helen, St Helen Auckland
    * Satley
  • School Aycliffe
  • Seaham
  • Seaham Harbour
  • Princess Road Cemetery
  • Holy Trinity Church
    * Sedgefield
  • Sedgefield, St. Edmund Churchyard
    * Shadforth
  • Sheep Hill
  • St. Jame's
    * Sheraton
  • Sherburn
  • Sherburn Hill
  • Shield Row
  • Shildon
  • Shincliffe
  • St. Mary
    * Shiney Row
  • Shotley Bridge
  • Shotton
  • Shotton Village
  • Shotton Colliery
  • South Moor Hospital
  • South Church
  • South Hetton
  • South Moor
  • St. George's
    * South Wingate
  • Wheatley Hill Cemetery
  • Merrington Church
  • St. Charles' Church
  • St. Paul's Church
    * Spring Gardens
  • St. Helens Auckland
  • St. Johns Chapel
  • Staindrop
  • Staindrop Friends Burial Ground or Cemetery
  • Staindrop, St. Mary
  • 1 Monument - Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland (1425) and two wives. Alabaster
  • Staindrop, St. Mary Churchyard
    * Stainton
  • Stanhope
  • Stanley
  • Stanley Crook
  • Startforth
  • Startforth, Holy Trinity Churchyard
    * Station Town
  • Stillington
  • Stony Heap
  • Sunderland Bridge
  • Sunniside,(Crook)
  • Sunny Brow Sunderland


T

  • Tanfield
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
    * Tanfield Lea

Methodist Church
* Tantobie

  • Templetown
  • Thinford
  • Thornley
  • Thornley Village
  • Thorpe Thewles
  • St. Jame's Church
    * Todhills
  • Toft Hill
  • Toronto
  • Tow Law
  • Town Kelloe
  • Trimdon
  • Saint Mary Magdalene church
    * Trindon Foundry
  • Trimdon Colliery
  • Trimdon Grange
  • Trimdon Station
  • Tudhoe


U

  • Urpeth
  • Ushaw Moor
  • Ushaw College


W

  • Wackerfield
  • Waldridge Fell
  • Waskerley
  • Waterhouses
  • Wearhead
  • Wear Valley Junction
  • West Auckland
  • West Cornforth,
  • West Pelton
  • West Rainton
  • Westgate,
  • Wharnley Burn
  • Wheatbottom
  • Wheatley Hill
  • White-le-Head
  • Whitworth
  • Whorlton
  • Willington
  • Windlestone
  • Wingate
  • Holy Trinity Church, Wingate
    * Windmill
  • Winston
  • Witton Gilbert (pre-1938)
  • Witton Park
  • Witton-le-Wear
  • Wolsingham
  • Wolviston
  • St. Peter's Church
    * Woodham
  • Woodhouses
  • Woodland
  • Wycliffe



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