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Mountfield, Sussex
Mountfield All Saints East Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Netherfield
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Battle PLU
Registration District Battle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dallington
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

MOUNTFIELD (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Battle, partly in the hundred of Staple and Henhurst, but chiefly in that of Netherfield, rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 2½ miles (S.) from Robert's-Bridge.[1]

Mountfield All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Rother district of East Sussex three miles north west of Battle.

history and images of the church

The Parish Church of All Saints has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

Mountfield Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Mountfield Wikipedia

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.

This parish was part of Battle Registration District from 1837.

Certificates may be obtained from

East Sussex County Council

The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
Eastbourne
BN21 4UG

Phone: 01323 464780

Fax: 01323 431386

Email:eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

Church records

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

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 464158.

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Poor Law Unions

Battle 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. 353-356. Date accessed: 30 September 2013

 

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