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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Battle, Sussex family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
== Resources  ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Battle St Mary Sussex.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Sussex
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| Hundred = Battle
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| Poor Law Union = Battle
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| Registration District = Battle
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| PRbegin = 1609
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| BTbegin = 1730
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Chichester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Dallington
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Peculiar of the Exempt Jurisdiction of the Deanery of Battle
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Sussex Record Office]]
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}}
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=== Parish History  ===
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BATTLE, or Battel (St. Mary), a market-town, '''parish''', and the head of a union, in the hundred of Battle, rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 7 miles (N. W.) from Hastings, The '''parish''' is situated in a beautiful valley,&nbsp; There are places of worship for '''Baptists''', '''Wesleyans''', and '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50785#s3 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England ('']1848), pp. 177-181. Date accessed: 20 September 2013</ref>  
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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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This parish was part of [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/battle.html+ Battle Registration District] from 1837.
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Certificates may be obtained from
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East Sussex County Council
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The Register Office<br>Town Hall<br>Grove Road<br>Eastbourne<br>BN21 4UG
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Phone: 01323 464780
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Fax: 01323 431386
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Email:eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''SOPC''' = [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?no=1 Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free]<ref>[http://www.sussex-opc.org/ ''Sussex Online Parish Clerks,''] accessed 7 January 2014.</ref>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Battle|subject|disp=Battle}}
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|464157}}
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Battle Poor Law Union, Sussex]]
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==== Probate records  ====
 
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Sussex Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Sussex Probate Records|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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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Websites ==
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 20:46, 12 August 2014

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Guide to Battle, Sussex family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Battle, Sussex
Battle St Mary Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Battle
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Battle PLU
Registration District Battle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1609
Bishop's Transcripts: 1730
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dallington
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Exempt Jurisdiction of the Deanery of Battle
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BATTLE, or Battel (St. Mary), a market-town, parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Battle, rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 7 miles (N. W.) from Hastings, The parish is situated in a beautiful valley,  There are places of worship for Baptists, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[1]

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

Battle, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[2]
Battle, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
SOPC Undefined
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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Battle

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 464157.


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

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

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 177-181. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
  2. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.