Horsham, Sussex Genealogy

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[[Image:Horsham_St_Mary_the_Virgin_Sussex.jpg|thumb|right|Horsham St Mary the Virgin]]<br>
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Horsham St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient parish in West Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Broadbridge Heath, Southwater, Roughy, and Roffey. <br>  
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Horsham St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient parish in West Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Broadbridge Heath, Southwater, Roughy, and Roffey. <br>
  
From this parish were formed subsequent ecclesiastical parishes in the town and extensive parish.For an introduction the parish development see [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/488/33/+ Horsham church history]<br>  
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From this parish were formed subsequent ecclesiastical parishes in the town and extensive parish.For an introduction the parish development see [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/488/33/+ Horsham church history]<br>
  
The ancient parish of St Mary [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/482/33/+ Horsham St Mary]<br>  
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The ancient parish of St Mary [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/482/33/+ Horsham St Mary]<br>
  
The Ancient Parish Church of St mary has been designated asa grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-298126-parish-church-of-st-mary-horsham+ Britiah listed building]<br>  
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The Ancient Parish Church of St mary has been designated asa grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-298126-parish-church-of-st-mary-horsham+ Britiah listed building]<br>
  
Subsequent parishes developed in Horsham see:<br>  
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Subsequent parishes developed in Horsham see:<br>
  
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/487/33/+ Horsham Holy Trinity]<br>  
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[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/487/33/+ Horsham Holy Trinity]<br>
  
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/484/33/+ Horsham St Mark Carfax]<br>  
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[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/484/33/+ Horsham St Mark Carfax]<br>
  
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/486/33/+ Horsham St John Broadridge Heath]<br>  
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[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/486/33/+ Horsham St John Broadridge Heath]<br>
  
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/485/33/+ Horsham St Leonard]<br>  
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[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/485/33/+ Horsham St Leonard]<br>
  
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/483/33/+ Horsham St Mark, North Heath Lane]<br>  
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[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/483/33/+ Horsham St Mark, North Heath Lane]<br>
  
[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=52&amp;n=Horsham&amp;b=index.php&amp;t=Parish&amp;k=405&amp;l=102+ Horsham Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>
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[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=52&n=Horsham&b=index.php&t=Parish&k=405&l=102+ Horsham Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>
  
See also:<br>  
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See also:<br>
  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horsham+ Horsham Wikipedia] and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 553-557. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51046+ here]<br>
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horsham+ Horsham Wikipedia] and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 553-557. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51046+ here]<br>
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Horsham St. Mary records held at West Sussex Record Office<br>Bap 1540-1962<br>Marr 1541-1965<br>Bur 1540-1931<br>Bishop’s transcripts 1571-1883<br>  
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Horsham St. Mary records held at West Sussex Record Office<br>Bap 1540-1962<br>Marr 1541-1965<br>Bur 1540-1931<br>Bishop’s transcripts 1571-1883<br>
  
Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex<br>PO19 1DD <br>Phone: 01243 753602<br>Fax: 01243 533959<br>Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk <br>  
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Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex<br>PO19 1DD <br>Phone: 01243 753602<br>Fax: 01243 533959<br>Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk <br>
  
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Horsham|subject|disp=Horsham}}
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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Horsham|subject|disp=Horsham}}  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
See [[Sussex Census]]
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See [[Sussex Census]]  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Horsham Poor Law Union, Sussex]]
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[[Horsham Poor Law Union, Sussex]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  

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Contents

Parish History

Horsham St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient parish in West Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Broadbridge Heath, Southwater, Roughy, and Roffey.

From this parish were formed subsequent ecclesiastical parishes in the town and extensive parish.For an introduction the parish development see Horsham church history

The ancient parish of St Mary Horsham St Mary

The Ancient Parish Church of St mary has been designated asa grade I listed building Britiah listed building

Subsequent parishes developed in Horsham see:

Horsham Holy Trinity

Horsham St Mark Carfax

Horsham St John Broadridge Heath

Horsham St Leonard

Horsham St Mark, North Heath Lane

Horsham Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also:

Horsham Wikipedia and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 553-557. here

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 Horsham registration district
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

Horsham St. Mary records held at West Sussex Record Office
Bap 1540-1962
Marr 1541-1965
Bur 1540-1931
Bishop’s transcripts 1571-1883

Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex
PO19 1DD
Phone: 01243 753602
Fax: 01243 533959
Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk

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

Census records

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

Horsham 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

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

For church history in the Horsham area Horsham: Churches', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 2: Bramber Rape (North-Western Part) including Horsham (1986), pp. 190-195. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=18355&strquery=Horsham Date accessed: 03 May 2011.