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HAMPNETT, WEST (St. Peter), a parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester, West division of Sussex, one and one half mile North East from Chichester.The parish is situated on the road from Chichester to Arundel. The church is chiefly in the early English style, with some Norman remains, and a tower at the east end of the aisle; in the north wall of the chancel is a mural monument of Caen stone to Richard and Elizabeth Sackville, whose effigies are sculptured in a kneeling posture: the church was newly pewed in 1838. 
Westhampnett is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex. Westhampnett Wikipedia
Westhampnett St Peter is an Ancient Parish; the history of the church is available at Sussex Parish Churches Westhampnett St Peter
The Parish Church of St Peter has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building
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.
Westhampnett, Sussex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|Westhampnett, Sussex Parish Online Records|
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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Westhampnett
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474674. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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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- ↑ Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 387-391. Adapted 16 May 2013
- ↑ 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
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