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

Berwick, Sussex
Berwick St+Michael+and+All+Angels East+Sussex.JPG
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Longbridge
County Sussex
Poor Law Union West Firle PLU
Registration District Lewes
Records begin
Parish registers: 1611
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pevensey
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

BERWICK, a parish, in the union of West Firle, hundred of Longbridge, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 3 miles (E. S. E.) from Lewes.[1]

Berwick St Michael and All Angels is an Ancient Parish in the Wealden district of East Sussex.

History of the church Berwick

The parish church of Berwick St Michael and All Angels has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

Berwick Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

a list of places to worship in Wealden WikipediaBerwick East Sussex 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 Lewes Registration District
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex
The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
Eastbourne
BN21 4UG
Phone: 01323 464780
Fax: 01323 431386
Email:eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

Church records

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
Berwick, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1611-1897
1860-1897

SOPC
Undefined

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Berwick

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 464162.


Poor Law Unions

West Firle 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. 214-223. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 30 December 2013.
  3. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.