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West Blatchington, Sussex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Whalesbone
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Steyning PLU
Registration District Steyning
Records begin
Parish registers: Not Known
Bishop's Transcripts: 1635
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lewes
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

BLATCHINGTON, WEST (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Steyning, hundred of Whalesbone, rape of Lewes, E. division of Sussex, 1½ mile (N. W. by W.) from Brighton.[1]

Church History West Blatchington St Peter

The parish church has been designated a grade II* listed building Grade II* listed buildings in Brighton and Hove

See also:

St Peter West Blatchington Wikipedia

West Blatchington Wikipedia list of places of worship in Brighton and Hove Wikipedia and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 279-282. 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 Steyning registration district until the 1935 reorganisation of registration services
Certificates can be ordered from
Brighton & Hove The Register Office
Brighton Town Hall
Bartholomew Square
Brighton
BN1 1JA 01273 292016 01273 292019 register.office@brighton hove.gov.uk

Church records

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Blatchington, West

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 464161.
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

Steyning 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. 279-282. Date Accessed: 4 October 2013

 

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