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Goring by Sea, Sussex
Goring-by-Sea St Mary 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: 1560
Bishop's Transcripts: 1571
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Storrington
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

GORING (St. Mary), a parish, in the hundred of Poling, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 2½ miles (W.) from Worthing.[1]


Goring by Sea is an Ancient Parish in Sussex. The current church of St Mary replaced the former St Lawrence Norman church. The history of the 3 Anglican churches is described Goring St Laurence, St Mary and St Richard

Goring Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

Goring and Ferring Free Church List of demolished worship places in West Sussex

 See also Goring -on-Sea Wikipedia and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 315-319. 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

Goring by Sea, Sussex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]
Goring by Sea, Sussex Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1560-1876 1560-1875
PRTS 1560-1901
1560-1902
1560-1900

Goring St Lawrence/St Mary

West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1560-1876 Marr 1560-1910 Bur 1560-1892

Bishop's Transcripts 1571-1902

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Goring by Sea

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 315-319. Date accessed: 27 September 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.

 

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