Discover our Resources

Darlington Library members can enjoy the benefits of FREE access to the following online Information sources whilst visiting one of our branches


Monumental inscriptions

Monumental inscriptions are transcripts of the wording on headstones and can be very useful when tracing your family history. The Centre for Local Studies has an extensive collection of Monumental...

Minutes of Monthy Meetings

Minutes of Monthy Meetings for Darlington, see full list here and some indexed records from national journals

Parish Registers

Parish Registers for the Borough of Darlington and surrounding areas are available on microfilm. We also have some indexes and transcripts from other areas, so check our full list here.

Trade and Street Directories

Trade and street directories for Darlington, County Durham, Northumberland and Yorkshire 1827-1974.

Burial Records

Burial records are available on microfilm for West Cemetery 1858-1998, North Cemetery 1874-1998 and East Cemetery 1928-1998.

Online library catalogue

Local Studies books and pamphlets have now been added to the online library catalogue, click onto the Catalogue link above. Following 3 years of hard work by staff and volunteers the main card...

The Northern Echo

As well as a full collection of microfilms for The Northern Echo, we also hold a range of other regional newspapers, mainly on microfilm.