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Chichester St Pancras


Parish History

Chichester St Pancras is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Kingsham Farm.

See A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 586-593. here

The church of St. Pancras dates from 1750–51 on the site of an earlier church, partially demolished in 1642 and has been designated as a grade B listed building by English Heritage British listed building 

See also 'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. here

See also Chichester Wikipedia


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.

Church records

CHICHESTER St. Pancras records held at West Sussex Record Office
Bap 1559-1950
Marr 1558-1942
Bur 1558-1904
Bishop’s Transcripts 1610-1892

Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex
PO19 1DD
Phone: 01243 753602
Fax: 01243 533959
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Chichester St Pancras

Census records

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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.

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