Hastings St Leonard, St Matthew, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

Hastings St Matthew Silverhill is a parish church in St Leonard's-on-Sea.

The history of the parish and its churches is available at Sussex Parish Churches Hastings St Matthew Silverhill

Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) St Leonards St Matthew Silverhill

The OPC for Hastings Chris Swarbrooke Web site:Hastings OPC

see also Hastings Places of worship Wikipedia

St Matthew Silverhill Wikipedia

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

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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Websites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.