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Madehurst, Sussex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Avisford
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Westhampnett PLU
Registration District Westhampnett
Records begin
Parish registers: 1639
Bishop's Transcripts: 1572
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

MADEHURST (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Avisford, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 3¾ miles (N. W. by N.) from Arundel; The church is a plain structure.[1]


Madehurst St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish in the Arun district of West Sussex.

Sussex Parish Churches history of the church Madehurst St Mary Magdalene

Madehurst is a village and civil parish in the Arun district of West Sussex Madehurst Wikipedia

Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) Madehurst St Mary Magdalene

List of places of worship in Arun

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 Westhmpnett registration district From 1935 this became part of Chichester registration district
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

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Madehurst

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 474671.

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

Westhampnett 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. 208-216. Date accessed: 30 September 2013

 

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