Bexhill St Peter, Sussex Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
&nbsp;Bexhill St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.Other places in the parish include: Liberty of the Sluice. <br>
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BEXHILL (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of Battle, hundred of Bexhill, rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 8 miles (S.) from Battle&nbsp;&nbsp;;A '''chapel '''of ease has been erected on Little Common, and there is a place of worship for Wesleyans.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 228-233. Date accessed: 20 September 2013</ref>  
  
BEXHILL (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Battle, hundred of Bexhill, rape of Hastings, E.division of Sussex, 8 miles (S.) from Battle; containing 1916 inhabitants. It is bounded on the south by the English Channel, and comprises 6000 acres by computation; the surface is pleasingly varied, and in the northern parts richly embellished with wood; about70 acres are planted with hops. The village, which is situated on an eminence, commands extensive prospects;and the coast road from Dovor, by way of Hastings and St. Leonard's, to Brighton, passes through it. Here also is a station of the Hastings and Brighton railway.The living is a vicarage, endowed with the rectorial tithes, and valued in the king's books at £24. 10. 2½.;net income, £977: patron, the Bishop of Chichester.The church is an ancient cruciform structure, partly in the early and partly in the later English style, with a low embattled tower. A chapel of ease has been erected on Little Common, and there is a place of worship for Wesleyans. Sir Richard de la Wyche, 13th bishop of Chichester, died here. There are several chalybeate springs.
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&nbsp;Bexhill St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.Other places in the parish include: Liberty of the Sluice. <br>
  
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 228-233. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796 Date accessed: 01 May 2011.<br><br>
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[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/143/34/+ history and images]<br>
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See [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=1&n=Bexhill&b=index.php&t=Parish&k=166&l=102+ Bexhill Sussex Online ParishClerks (OPC)]
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For history of Bexhill parish see ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 228-233. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796+ British History Online]<br>
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The Old village of Bexhill is referred to in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bexhill-on-Sea+ Bexhill-on-Sea Wikipedia]<br><br>  
  
 
== 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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Ceertiificates 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 <br>
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Bexhill St Peter|subject|disp=Bexhill St Peter}}
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==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|464157}}<br>
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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.  
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[[Battle Poor Law Union, Sussex]]<br>
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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  ==
 
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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]  
 
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Contents

Parish History

BEXHILL (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Battle, hundred of Bexhill, rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 8 miles (S.) from Battle  ;A chapel of ease has been erected on Little Common, and there is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

 Bexhill St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.Other places in the parish include: Liberty of the Sluice.

history and images

See Bexhill Sussex Online ParishClerks (OPC)

For history of Bexhill parish see A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 228-233. British History Online

The Old village of Bexhill is referred to in Bexhill-on-Sea 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.

This parish was part of Battle Registration District from 1837.

Ceertiificates 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

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

NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
Bexhill St Peter, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
NBI

1724-1907
SOPC Undefined

Undefined

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Bexhill St Peter

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.



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

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. 228-233. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 30 December 2013.
  3. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.