Amberley, Sussex Genealogy

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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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From 1837 this parish was in the [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/worthing.html +Worthing registration district]<br>Abolished : 1.1.1870 (incorporated into East Preston, Steyning and Thakeham registration districts).<br>Re-created : 1.4.1935 (out of East Preston, Steyning and Thakeham registration districts).<br>Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex<br>Centralised Certificates Office<br>Registration Service<br>West Sussex Record Office<br>County Hall<br>Chichester<br>PO19 1RN<br>Phone: 01243 642122<br><br>
  
 
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Revision as of 10:12, 2 September 2011

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Amberley St Michael

Contents

Parish History

Amberley St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Houghton, Sussex is a chapelry of Amberley.

Other places in the parish include: Houghton and Rackham.

The church of St Michael and All Angels  is designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 49-53. here

See also Amberley 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.

From 1837 this parish was in the +Worthing registration district
Abolished : 1.1.1870 (incorporated into East Preston, Steyning and Thakeham registration districts).
Re-created : 1.4.1935 (out of East Preston, Steyning and Thakeham registration districts).
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

West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1559-1660, 1673-1978 Marr 1560-1654, 1690-1977 Bur 1560-1654, 1707-1993

Bishop's Transcripts 1571-1858

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Amberley
Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex
PO19 1DD
Phone: 01243 753602
Fax: 01243 533959
Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk

Census records

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

East Preston Poor Law Union, Sussex

Sutton (East Preston) 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

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