Colgate, Sussex Genealogy

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

Parish History

Colgate St Saviour is an Ecclesiastical Parish formed from Rusper, Sussex The church of St Saviour was dedicated in 1879 (built 1868-1871) The village and civil parish of Colgate are in the Horsham district of West Sussex

A history of the church is available at Sussex Parish Churches Colgate St Saviour

Colgate Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also Colgate West Sussex Wikipedia

Mar's Hill Baptist Chapel see List of demolished worship places in West Sussex


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

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[2]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
Colgate, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1870-1876 1872-1876
PRTS 1870-1876
SOPC Undefined

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

Census records

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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  1. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 31 December 2013.
  2. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
  3. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.