Chichester St Olave, Sussex Genealogy

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Guide to '''Chichester St Olave, Sussex family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
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CHICHESTER, a '''city '''and '''market-town''', having exclusive jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 62 miles (S. W. by S.) from London. Chichester comprises the parishes of AllSaints, or the Pallant or Palatinate, containing 327 inhabitants; St. Andrew, 625; St. Martin, 282; '''St. Olave''', 238; St. Pancras, partly within and partly without the walls, 1065; St. Peter the Great, or the Subdeanery, 5021; St. Peter the Less, 349; and St. Bartholomew Without, 297; with the precinct of the Cathedral Close, 145. These parishes were, by act of parliament in 1753, united for the better maintenance of the poor, under the inspection of guardians. There are also an extra-parochial district called Newton, formerly the Black friars, containing 123 persons; and a small extra-parochial plot beyond the walls, called St. James', and containing 40 inhabitants. There are places of worship in the city for the '''Society of Friends''', '''Huntingtonians''', '''Independents''', '''Wesleyans''', and '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50872#s16 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 586-593. Date accessed: 20 September 2013</ref>  
 
CHICHESTER, a '''city '''and '''market-town''', having exclusive jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 62 miles (S. W. by S.) from London. Chichester comprises the parishes of AllSaints, or the Pallant or Palatinate, containing 327 inhabitants; St. Andrew, 625; St. Martin, 282; '''St. Olave''', 238; St. Pancras, partly within and partly without the walls, 1065; St. Peter the Great, or the Subdeanery, 5021; St. Peter the Less, 349; and St. Bartholomew Without, 297; with the precinct of the Cathedral Close, 145. These parishes were, by act of parliament in 1753, united for the better maintenance of the poor, under the inspection of guardians. There are also an extra-parochial district called Newton, formerly the Black friars, containing 123 persons; and a small extra-parochial plot beyond the walls, called St. James', and containing 40 inhabitants. There are places of worship in the city for the '''Society of Friends''', '''Huntingtonians''', '''Independents''', '''Wesleyans''', and '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50872#s16 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 586-593. Date accessed: 20 September 2013</ref>  
  
<br> Chichester St Olave is an Ancient Parish.<br>
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Chichester St Olave is an Ancient Parish.
  
Church history [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/415/33/+ Chichester St Olave]<br>  
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Church history [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/415/33/+ Chichester St Olave]<br> The 11th century church was restored in 1851 and deconsecrated in 1956.  
The 11th century church was restored in 1851 and deconsecrated in 1956.  
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See also 'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41675+ here]<br>
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See also 'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41675+ here]
 
The church is now deconsecrated and houses a bookshop.  
 
The church is now deconsecrated and houses a bookshop.  
  
The former church of St Olave and neighbouring buildings have been designated aa a group of grade I listed buildings [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-300042-the-former-church-of-st-olave-chichester+ British listed building] <br>
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The former church of St Olave and neighbouring buildings have been designated aa a group of grade I listed buildings [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-300042-the-former-church-of-st-olave-chichester+ British listed building] [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=2&n=Chichester&b=index.php&t=Parish&k=512&l=102+ Chichester Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]  
 
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[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=2&n=Chichester&b=index.php&t=Parish&k=512&l=102+ Chichester Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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From 1837 this parish was in the [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/chichester.html+ Chichester registration district]  
 
From 1837 this parish was in the [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/chichester.html+ Chichester registration district]  
  
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>
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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  
  
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 '''1569-1812''']  
 
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CHICHESTER St. Olave records held at West Sussex Record Office<br>Bap 1642-1949<br>Marr 1569-1942<br>Bur 1569-1890<br>Bishop’s Transcripts 1621-1911<br>  
 
CHICHESTER St. Olave records held at West Sussex Record Office<br>Bap 1642-1949<br>Marr 1569-1942<br>Bur 1569-1890<br>Bishop’s Transcripts 1621-1911<br>  
  
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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Chichester St Olave|subject|disp=Chichester St Olave}} no results found
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|464164}}<br>
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{{British Census|464164}}  
  
See [[Sussex Census]]<br>
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See [[Sussex Census]]  
  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  

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

Chichester St Olave, Sussex
The former Church of St Olave, North St Chichester - geograph org uk - 1539881.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Chichester Borough
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Chichester PLU
Registration District Chichester
Records begin
Parish registers: 1569
Bishop's Transcripts: 1621
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Chichester
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Chichester
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

CHICHESTER, a city and market-town, having exclusive jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 62 miles (S. W. by S.) from London. Chichester comprises the parishes of AllSaints, or the Pallant or Palatinate, containing 327 inhabitants; St. Andrew, 625; St. Martin, 282; St. Olave, 238; St. Pancras, partly within and partly without the walls, 1065; St. Peter the Great, or the Subdeanery, 5021; St. Peter the Less, 349; and St. Bartholomew Without, 297; with the precinct of the Cathedral Close, 145. These parishes were, by act of parliament in 1753, united for the better maintenance of the poor, under the inspection of guardians. There are also an extra-parochial district called Newton, formerly the Black friars, containing 123 persons; and a small extra-parochial plot beyond the walls, called St. James', and containing 40 inhabitants. There are places of worship in the city for the Society of Friends, Huntingtonians, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[1]

Chichester St Olave is an Ancient Parish.

Church history Chichester St Olave
The 11th century church was restored in 1851 and deconsecrated in 1956.

See also 'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. here The church is now deconsecrated and houses a bookshop.

The former church of St Olave and neighbouring buildings have been designated aa a group of grade I listed buildings British listed building Chichester Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

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

Chichester St Olave, 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]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[4]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[5]
Chichester St Olave, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD 1569-1812
IGI 1621-1882 1569-1837, 1857-1878
PRTS 1589-1901 1569-1902 1569-1890
SOPC Undefined Undefined

CHICHESTER St. Olave records held at West Sussex Record Office
Bap 1642-1949
Marr 1569-1942
Bur 1569-1890
Bishop’s Transcripts 1621-1911


Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Chichester St Olave no results found


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 464164.


See Sussex Census


Poor Law Unions

Chichester 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. 586-593. 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. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
  5. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.