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Middlesbrough Borough Council

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): CLV, YKS

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Middlesbrough Reference Library
Central Library
Victoria Square
Tel: 01642 263359
Fax: 01642 230690
Contact: Miss J.M. Parker

Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-1900
Tuesday: 0930-1900
Wednesday: 0930-1700
Thursday: 0930-1300
Friday: 0930-1900
Saturday: 0930-1700

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? No

Fee-based? -

Provided by local Record Office? No
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations 1837-1992

5. Census returns

Settlements forming geographical area of County Cleveland (i.e. parts of S.E. Durham as far as Hartlepool area and parts of North Riding of Yorkshire), 1841-1891, on microfilm
1881 census index England and Wales on microfiche

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

1822-1939 for Durham and North/East Ridings of Yorkshire (various)

6(b) City and Town Directories


6(c) Telephone Directories

Middlesbrough, 1958 onwards

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Middlesbrough 1932-
Teesside 1968-
Cleveland (excluding Hartlepool area) 1972-

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1992 edition on microfiche

9. Unpublished Indexes


10. Parish Registers

Transcripts of volumes published by:
Yorkshire Parish Register Society
Lancashire Parish Register Society
Odd volumes for other counties, various

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Genealogists Magazine vol. 18 (1975)-

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections


15. Local Record Offices

Cleveland Archives
Exchange House
6 Marton Road
Tel: 01642 248321

Other information