Bramshott, Sussex Genealogy

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Guide to Bramshott, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Bramshott, Sussex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Finch-Dean
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Headley Incorporation
Registration District Farnborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560
Bishop's Transcripts: 1780
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Alton
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Winchester
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Parish History

BRAMSHOTT (St. Mary), aparish, in the hundred of Alton, Petersfield and N. divisions of Hampshire, 4½ miles (W. by N.) from Haslemere; containing, with the hamlet of Liphook.[1]

The parish of Bramshott, Hampshire has part of it's boundary within the Sussex county boundary refer to Bramshott, Hampshire

Bramshott Hampshire Wikipedia

There are no Sussex record sources for that part of the parish.


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 1846-1869 see Farnborough registration district

Church records

Refer to Bramshott, Hampshire

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Bramshott

Census records

See Hampshire Census

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Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

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.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901

Poor Law Unions

The parish was within the Headley Incorporation (Hampshire)see Headley Gilbert Union, Hampshire

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.It is more fruitful to search Hampshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with B

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 343-347. Date accessed: 20 September 2013