Bignor, Sussex Genealogy

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Guide to '''Bignor, Sussex family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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BIGNOR (Holy Cross), a '''parish''', in the union of Sutton (under Gilbert's act), hundred of Bury, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 5½ miles (S. by E.) from Petworth.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50798#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 237-241. Date accessed: 20 September 2013</ref>  
 
BIGNOR (Holy Cross), a '''parish''', in the union of Sutton (under Gilbert's act), hundred of Bury, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 5½ miles (S. by E.) from Petworth.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50798#s15 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 237-241. Date accessed: 20 September 2013</ref>  
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[[West Sussex Record Office]] has deposited parish Registers Bap 1565-1992 Marr 1563-1721, 1757-1998 Bur 1563-1990  
 
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Revision as of 21:08, 12 August 2014

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

Bignor, Sussex
Holy Cross Bignor West Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bury
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Sutton
Registration District Chichester
Records begin
Parish registers: 1555
Bishop's Transcripts: 1591
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Midhurst
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BIGNOR (Holy Cross), a parish, in the union of Sutton (under Gilbert's act), hundred of Bury, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 5½ miles (S. by E.) from Petworth.[1]


Holy Cross Bignor is an Ancient parish in West Sussex and includes Buddington within the parish boundary.

Church history Bignor Holy Cross

The Parish church of Holy Cross has been designateda grade I listed building British listed building

Bignor Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also Bignor Wikipedia and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 237-241. here.

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 Chichester registration district

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

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[4]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[5]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[6]
BIGNOR PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1683-1696, 1772-1836

IGI 1556-1812 1565-1836 (gaps)
PALL
1809-1836

PRTS 1556-1908
1814-1836
1565-1906
SOPC Undefined
Undefined

West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1565-1992 Marr 1563-1721, 1757-1998 Bur 1563-1990

Bishop's Transcripts 1591-1869
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Bignor

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 474671.


See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 237-241. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 3 January 2014.
  4. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  5. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
  6. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.