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Durham County Record Office: the official archive service for County Durham and Darlington

Durham Obituaries

Information about Durham City obituaries at Durham County Record Office.

Obituary of John Bland, 1869 (Library J60) - click to enlarge
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Obituaries of prominent Durham City inhabitants, and other important individuals in the county, appeared in 'The Durham Directory' from 1856 to 1916.

Read about the unfortunate end of surgeon John Bland who was killed on the railway in 1869 (Durham Directory, 1870; library ref. J60).

There is an index to these obituaries in our online catalogue.

Go to Catalogue Search and select Indexes from the Catalogue area drop-down list.  Index to obituaries in the 'Durham Directory' will appear in your search results.