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Frant St Alban


Parish History

Frant is a village and civil parish in East Sussex .

The Ancient Parish of St Alban was partly in Kent and partly in Sussex and included Hawkenbury. The Local Government Act 1894 required county boundaries and ecclesiastical boundaries  to be aligned and the larger part of the parish was in Sussex. Prior to 1894 the parish may be referred to as in Kent (part)

The church of St Alban is part of the Frant with Eridge benefice in the Diocese of Chichester, Rotherfield Deanery.The village and civil parish of Frant is in the Wealden district of East Sussex Frant Wikipedia a list of places to worship in Wealden Wikipedia

A history of the church and parish is available at Sussex Parish Churches Frant St Alban

The church of St Alban has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

Frant Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)


Civil Registration

For civil registration history see Ticehurst registration district

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

Family History Library film numbers

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. 

Census records

Census Returns for Frant 1841-1891

Poor Law Unions

Ticehurst 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 Kent 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

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Web sites

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