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Worthing Christ Church was formed as a chapel of ease to Broadwater, Sussex and to provide a burial ground for the poor of Worthing. It was consecrated thus in 1843 but by 1855 it became an Ecclesiastical Parish formed from Broadwater, Sussex
Sussex Parish Churches have a history of Worthing Churches Worthing Introduction
The history of the church is found at Worthing Christ Church Grafton Road
Other places of worship in Worting include
Chapel Street, Independent Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)
Holy Trinity (Anglican) Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) Sussex Parish Churches
St Mary of the Angels (Roman Catholic) Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)
St Matthew (Anglican) Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) Sussex Parish Churches
See Worthing: Churches', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1: Bramber Rape (Southern Part) (1980), pp. 119-122. + here
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.
West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap1843-1964 Marr 1855-1976
Bishop's Transcripts 1855-1904
no microfilm for this parish
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Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
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.
Find my Past 1911 census search
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.
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