Information about Durham City obituaries at Durham County Record Office.
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: