Folkington, Sussex Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
FOLKINGTON (St. Peter), a '''parish,''' in the union of Eastbourne, hundred of Longbridge, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 18 miles (S. S. E.) from Uckfield.<ref>Lewis, Samauel A., [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Folkington,_Sussex&amp;amp;action=edit ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 248-250. Date accessed: 27 September 2013</ref>  
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FOLKINGTON (St. Peter), a '''parish,''' in the union of Eastbourne, hundred of Longbridge, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 18 miles (S. S. E.) from Uckfield.<ref>Lewis, Samauel A., [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/index.php?title=Folkington,_Sussex&amp;amp;amp;action=edit ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 248-250. Date accessed: 27 September 2013</ref>  
  
<br> Folkington St Peter ad Vincula is an Ancient Parish in the Wealden district of east Sussex the civil parish of Long Man includes the villages of Wilmington, Milton Street and Folkington.<br>
 
 
Church history [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/165/34/+ Folkington St Peter]<br>
 
 
The Parish Church of St Peter, Folkington Road, Long Man has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-295114-the-parish-church-of-saint-peter-long-ma+ British listed building]<br>
 
 
[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=52&n=Folkington&b=index.php&t=parish&k=386&l=102+ Folkington Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>
 
 
See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Man+ Long Man Wikipedia] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Wealden+ a list of places to worship in Wealden Wikipedia]<br>
 
  
 
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Contents

Parish History

FOLKINGTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Eastbourne, hundred of Longbridge, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 18 miles (S. S. E.) from Uckfield.[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.

For civil registration history see Eastbourne registration district
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex The Register Office Town Hall Grove Road
Eastbourne BN21 4UG Phone 01323 464780 Fax01323 431386 email eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

Church records

Folkington, 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]
Folkington, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1560-1754

IGI 1664-1791
PRTS 1676-1791
1560-1754
1558-1791

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop's Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Link to the Family History Catalogue showing film numbers in their collection Folkington

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 464162.


FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK

[2] to locate outside UK.

Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search. 

Poor Law Unions

Eastbourne 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.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samauel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 248-250. Date accessed: 27 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 15 December 2013.
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