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|South Stoke, Sussex|
|Poor Law Union||None PLU|
|Parish registers: 1552|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1567|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester|
|Location of Archive|
|Sussex Record Office|
STOKE, SOUTH, a parish, in the hundred of Avisford, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 2¼ miles (N. N. E.) from Arundel. Also contains Offham. The river Arun runs along the northern and eastern boundaries, and a cut was made across a narrow neck of land near the church in 1840, for the purpose of shortening the navigation.
The history of the church South Stoke St Leonard
The 13th century church of St Leonard has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
See also South Stoke Wikipedia
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 Centralized Certificates Office Registration Service West Sussex Record Office County Hall Chichester PO19 1RN Phone: 01243 642122
South Stoke, Sussex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|South Stoke, Sussex Parish Online Records|
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Stoke, South
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
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.
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- ↑ Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 220-224. Date accessed: 30 September 2013
- ↑ Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 January 2014.
- ↑ 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
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