West Itchenor, Sussex Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  SussexGotoarrow.png  Sussex Parishes


Parish History

ITCHENOR, or ICHENOR, WEST (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Manhood, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 6½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Chichester. This parish is bounded on the north-west by Chichester harbour. The church is in the early English style of architecture.[1]

West Itchenor is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex.

West Itchenor St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish; the history of the church is available at Sussex Parish Churches West Itchenor St Nicholas

The parish church of St Nicholas has been designateda grade I listed building British listed building

West Itchenor Sussex Online Parish Clerks( OPC) and St Nicholas includes International Genealogical Index batch information

West Itchenor Wikipedia


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

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 Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Itchenor, West

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 464156.

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

Westhampnett 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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 623-628. Adapted 16 May 2013.