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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
FINDON (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union of Thakeham, hundred of Brightford, rape of Bramber, W. division of Sussex, 7 miles (W. N. W.) from Shoreham.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50963#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 235-238. Date accessed: 27 September 2013</ref> <br>
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FINDON (St. John the Baptist), a '''parish''', in the union of Thakeham, hundred of Brightford, rape of Bramber, W. division of Sussex, 7 miles (W. N. W.) from Shoreham.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50963#s5 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 235-238. Date accessed: 27 September 2013</ref>
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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].  
  
From 1837 this parish was in the [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thakeham.html+ Thakeham Registration district] until 1935 when that district was abolished in service reorganisation <br>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><br>
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From 1837 this parish was in the [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thakeham.html+ Thakeham Registration district] until 1935 when that district was abolished in service reorganisation <br>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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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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  

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Guide to Findon, Sussex family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. Gotoarrow.png Sussex Parishes


Findon, Sussex
Findon St John the Baptist West Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Brightford
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Thakeham PLU
Registration District Thakeham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1557
Bishop's Transcripts: 1592
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Storrington
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

FINDON (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Thakeham, hundred of Brightford, rape of Bramber, W. division of Sussex, 7 miles (W. N. W.) from Shoreham.[1]

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 Thakeham Registration district until 1935 when that district was abolished in service reorganisation
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

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
Findon, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1558-1876 1557-1875
SOPC Undefined


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

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 474672.


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

Thakeham 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. 235-238. Date accessed: 27 September 2013
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 3 January 2014.
  3. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.