Storrington, Sussex Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Storrington St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Cootham. <br>
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STORRINGTON (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Thakeham, hundred of West Easwrith, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 8½ miles (N. E.) from Arundel. The parish is situated on the road from Petworth to Brighton. The church was rebuilt, with the exception of the chancel and north aisle, in 1746, the former edifice having become a ruin in consequence of the fall of the tower, which had been left insecure on the repair of the church in 1731.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51310 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 229-234. Date Accessed:  4 October 2013</ref>  
  
STORRINGTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Thakeham, hundred of West Easwrith, rape ofArundel, W. division of Sussex, 8½ miles (N. E.) from Arundel; containing 990 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the road from Petworth to Brighton, and comprises by computation 2956 acres, of which 1788are arable and pasture, 707 down, 236 common, and 225in Harston warren, which is partly cultivated. The village consists principally of a long street, crossed by another at right angles. A market formerly took place on Wednesdays; at present a corn-market is held on alternate Tuesdays, and fairs on May 13th and November 11th. The living is a rectory, valued in the king'sbooks at £18, and in the gift of the Duke of Norfolk:the tithes have been commuted for £600; the glebe comprises 23 acres. The church was rebuilt, with the exception of the chancel and north aisle, in 1746, the former edifice having become a ruin in consequence of the fall of the tower, which had been left insecure on the repair of the church in 1731. There are some charitable bequests. In 1826, a fine British urn containing burnt bones, was discovered in a barrow on the downs; it was 21 inches in height, 13 inches across the top, and 6½ at the base.
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A history of the church [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/549/33/+ Storrington St Mary the Virgin]<br>
  
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 229-234. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51310 Date accessed: 01 May 2011.<br><br>
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The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Storrington has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-298791-the-parish-church-of-st-mary-the-virgin-+ British listed building]<br>
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[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=2&n=Storrington&b=index.php&t=Parish&k=522&l=102+ Storrington Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>
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Other places of worship include<br>
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Cootham Mission Church [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=522&k=807&t=Church+ Cootham Mission Church Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]]<br>Our Lady of England (Roman Catholic) which dates from 1907 [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=522&k=806&t=Church+ Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>Storrington Chapel<br>Trinity Methodist Church Storrington [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=522&k=808&t=Church+ Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Horsham_%28district%29+ list of places of worship in Horsham district Wikipedia]<br>
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See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storrington+ Storrington Wikipedia] and ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 229-234. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51310+ here]<br><br>  
  
 
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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].  
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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<br><br>
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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Links to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Storrington|subject|disp=Storrington}}
  
 
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[[Thakeham Poor Law Union, Sussex]]
  
 
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Contents

Parish History

STORRINGTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Thakeham, hundred of West Easwrith, rape of Arundel, W. division of Sussex, 8½ miles (N. E.) from Arundel. The parish is situated on the road from Petworth to Brighton. The church was rebuilt, with the exception of the chancel and north aisle, in 1746, the former edifice having become a ruin in consequence of the fall of the tower, which had been left insecure on the repair of the church in 1731.[1]

A history of the church Storrington St Mary the Virgin

The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Storrington has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

Storrington Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

Other places of worship include

Cootham Mission Church Cootham Mission Church Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]
Our Lady of England (Roman Catholic) which dates from 1907 Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)
Storrington Chapel
Trinity Methodist Church Storrington Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

list of places of worship in Horsham district Wikipedia

See also Storrington Wikipedia and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 229-234. 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 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

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

PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[2]
Storrington, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
PRTS 1549-1901
1549-1901
1549-1901


Links to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Storrington

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 474671.



 

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. 229-234. Date Accessed: 4 October 2013
  2. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.