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Ferring, Sussex
St Andrew Ferring West Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Poling
County Sussex
Poor Law Union East Preston PLU
Registration District Worthing
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558; Separate registers exist for Kingston beginning 1570
Bishop's Transcripts: 1591; Separate records exist for Kingston beginning 1590
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Arundel
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

FERRING (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of East Preston (under Gilbert's act), hundred of Poling, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 3¾ miles (W.) from Worthing.[1]


Ferring St Andrew is an Ancient Parish in the Arun district of West Sussex.Other places in the parish include: Kingston Gorse and Kingston.

Sussex Parish Churches church history

The Parish church of St Andrew Ferring has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

Ferring Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)
Kingston Gorse is a hamlet within the parish Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

See also: Ferring Wikipedia List of places of worship in Arun and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 230-232. here

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

From 1837 this parish was in the Worthing registration district
which was abolished in 1870 and recreated in 1935
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex Centralised Certificates Office Registration Service West Sussex Record Office County Hall Chichester PO19 1RN Phone: 01243 642122

Church records

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[4]
FERRING PARISH (1558) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1558-1812
IGI 1558-1877 1559-1877
PRTS 1558-1904
1558-1901
1559-1901
SOPC Undefined


West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1558-1959 Marr 1559-1971 Bur 1558-1948

Bishop's Transcripts 1591-1892
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Ferring

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474672.

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

East Preston Poor Law Union, Sussex

Sutton (East Preston) Poor Law Union, Sussex

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Sussex Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 230-232. Date Accessed: 4 October 2013
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 3 January 2014.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 15 December 2013.
  4. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.
A Site for those with an interest in [Worthing][1], including Ferring.

 

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