Worthing St Andrew, Sussex Genealogy

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Worthing St Andrew was formed as an Ecclesisatical Parish in 1888 from parts of [[Broadwater, Sussex]] Ancient parish,[[Worthing Christ Church, Sussex]] and [[Worthing Holy Trinity, Sussex]] parishes.<br>  
 
Worthing St Andrew was formed as an Ecclesisatical Parish in 1888 from parts of [[Broadwater, Sussex]] Ancient parish,[[Worthing Christ Church, Sussex]] and [[Worthing Holy Trinity, Sussex]] parishes.<br>  
  
After about six years of dispute and controversy with the rector of Broadwater and the vicars of Christ Church and Holy Trinity, the promoters of High Church worship in Worthing triumphed when the church of ST. ANDREW, Clifton Road, near the recently developed Oxford and Cambridge roads, was consecrated in 1888. A parish was formed out of Broadwater, Christ Church, and Holy Trinity parishes. The patronage of the vicarage was assigned to George Wedd of Charmandean, one of the chief promoters of the church, for the first turn and afterwards to Keble College, Oxford, with which it remained in 1976. The vicarage was endowed by Wedd, and augmented by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in 1888. After a number of moves a new vicarage was built in Victoria Road in 1924. The church has always retained its High Church character, its congregation including many non-parishioners. A mission room in Victoria Road was recorded c. 1900.
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A history of the church is available at Sussex Parish Churches [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/593/33/+ St Andrew Clifton Road]<br>
  
The church of St. Andrew was built in 1886, to the design of Sir A. W. Blomfield, mainly at the expense of George Wedd who also gave the site. Its consecration was delayed until 1888 largely because of the opposition of the vicar of Holy Trinity. It is of flint and stone in Gothic style and consists of a nave with baptistry, aisles, transepts, and a chancel with a Lady Chapel, sacristy, and vestry. A choir vestry was added in 1908. In 1978 the church had many elaborate fittings, including altars, a rood screen, and a reredos designed by C. E. Kempe. <br>
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http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=534&amp;k=702&amp;t=Church+ Worthing St Andrew Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]
  
Worthing: Churches', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1: Bramber Rape (Southern Part) (1980), pp. 119-122. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=18230&amp;strquery=Worthing <br>
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Worthing: Churches', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1: Bramber Rape (Southern Part) (1980), pp. 119-122.&nbsp; [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=18230&amp;strquery=Worthing+ here] <br>
  
 
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Parish History

Worthing St Andrew was formed as an Ecclesisatical Parish in 1888 from parts of Broadwater, Sussex Ancient parish,Worthing Christ Church, Sussex and Worthing Holy Trinity, Sussex parishes.

A history of the church is available at Sussex Parish Churches St Andrew Clifton Road

http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=534&k=702&t=Church+ Worthing St Andrew Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]

Worthing: Churches', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 1: Bramber Rape (Southern Part) (1980), pp. 119-122.  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.

Church records

West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1888-1928

Bishop's Transcripts none

no microfilm

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Census records

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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

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Web sites

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