Hastings St Mary in the Castle, Sussex Genealogy

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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Sussex
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| Hundred = Baldstow; Hastings Borough
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| Poor Law Union = Hastings
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| Registration District = Hastings
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| PRbegin = 1828
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| Province = Canterbury
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[[Image:Hastings St Mary in the castle East Sussex.jpg|thumb|right|Hastings St Mary in the Castle]]
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=== Parish History  ===
  
== Parish History  ==
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HASTINGS, the principal of the cinque-ports, a borough and market-town, having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 69 miles (E.) from Chichester, and 61½ (S.E.) from London; containing, with part of the parishes of Bexhill and St. Leonard's 11,617 inhabitants. The town comprises the '''Parishes '''of All Saints, containing 2839 inhabitants, and St. Clement, 3189; with part of the parish of '''St. Mary in the Castle''', 2933. Of the several churches anciently in the town, only those of All Saints' parish and St. Clement's remain: of the church of the Holy Trinity, which stood on the grounds of the priory of St. Andrew, to the north of Wellington-square, of St. Michael's church, at the White Loch, and of St. Mary's situated in the Castle, there are no vestiges. There are places of worship for '''Baptists''', '''Huntingtonians''', '''Independents''', and '''Wesleyans'''; and the '''Roman Catholics''' have purchased nine acres of land close to the sea, between Hastings and St. Leonard's, on which they have erected a '''chapel.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51013#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 435-441. Date accessed: 27 September 2013</ref>'''
  
Hastings St Mary in the Castle is an Ancient Parish in the Cinque port town of Hastings Sussex. An integral part of the curved Pelham Crescent the church has a giant Ionic portico overlooking the sea and is a grade II listed building. It was built in 1828 by the Architect Joseph Kay.<br>  
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<br> Hastings St Mary in the Castle is an Ancient Parish in the Cinque port town of Hastings Sussex. An integral part of the curved Pelham Crescent the church has a giant Ionic portico overlooking the sea and is a grade II listed building. It was built in 1828 by the Architect Joseph Kay.<br>  
  
 
The parish was merged into [[Hastings Emmanuel, Sussex]]  
 
The parish was merged into [[Hastings Emmanuel, Sussex]]  
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The OPC for Hastings Chris Swarbrooke Web site:[http://www.rootschat.co.uk/history/hastings/+ Hastings OPC]<br>  
 
The OPC for Hastings Chris Swarbrooke Web site:[http://www.rootschat.co.uk/history/hastings/+ Hastings OPC]<br>  
  
see also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Hastings+ Hastings Places of worship Wikipedia]&nbsp; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hastings+ Hastings Wikipedia] and&nbsp; ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 435-441. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51013+ here]<br>  
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see also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Hastings+ Hastings Places of worship Wikipedia] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hastings+ Hastings Wikipedia]<br>  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 30 December 2013.</ref>
 
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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. <br>
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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Hastings St Mary in the Castle|subject|disp=Hastings St Mary in the Castle}}
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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Hastings St Mary in the Castle|subject|disp=Hastings St Mary in the Castle}}  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|464157}}<br>
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{{British Census|464157}}<br>  
  
FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through [http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
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The 1821 and 1831 census for this parish of St Mary in the Castle, Hastings [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1197923 is available as a transcript on CD at The Family History Library and on the website www.familysearch.org] and also [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F620877 in book form].
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] 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.
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+]  
 
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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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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
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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.&nbsp;[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ ]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
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Revision as of 23:13, 18 July 2014

England Gotoarrow.png Sussex Gotoarrow.png Sussex Parishes

Hastings St Mary in the Castle, Sussex
Hastings St Mary in the castle East Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Baldstow; Hastings Borough
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Hastings PLU
Registration District Hastings
Records begin
Parish registers: 1828
Bishop's Transcripts: 1828
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hastings
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

HASTINGS, the principal of the cinque-ports, a borough and market-town, having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 69 miles (E.) from Chichester, and 61½ (S.E.) from London; containing, with part of the parishes of Bexhill and St. Leonard's 11,617 inhabitants. The town comprises the Parishes of All Saints, containing 2839 inhabitants, and St. Clement, 3189; with part of the parish of St. Mary in the Castle, 2933. Of the several churches anciently in the town, only those of All Saints' parish and St. Clement's remain: of the church of the Holy Trinity, which stood on the grounds of the priory of St. Andrew, to the north of Wellington-square, of St. Michael's church, at the White Loch, and of St. Mary's situated in the Castle, there are no vestiges. There are places of worship for Baptists, Huntingtonians, Independents, and Wesleyans; and the Roman Catholics have purchased nine acres of land close to the sea, between Hastings and St. Leonard's, on which they have erected a chapel.[1]


Hastings St Mary in the Castle is an Ancient Parish in the Cinque port town of Hastings Sussex. An integral part of the curved Pelham Crescent the church has a giant Ionic portico overlooking the sea and is a grade II listed building. It was built in 1828 by the Architect Joseph Kay.

The parish was merged into Hastings Emmanuel, Sussex

A history of the old and new churches of St Mary in the castle may be found at Hastings St Mary in the Castle

Hastings St Mary in the Castle Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

The OPC for Hastings Chris Swarbrooke Web site:Hastings OPC

see also Hastings Places of worship Wikipedia Hastings Wikipedia

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.

Church records

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
HASTINGS ST MARY IN THE CASTLE PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG bgcolor="#ffcccc" bgcolor="#ffcccc" bgcolor="#ccffcc" bgcolor="#ccffcc" 1828-1847 bgcolor="#ccffff"
NBI

1828-1900



Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Hastings St Mary in the Castle

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 464157.



The 1821 and 1831 census for this parish of St Mary in the Castle, Hastings is available as a transcript on CD at The Family History Library and on the website www.familysearch.org and also in book form.

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Poor Law Unions

Hastings 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. 435-441. Date accessed: 27 September 2013
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 30 December 2013.