Jevington, Sussex Genealogy

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Sussex Parishes

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

Jevington, Sussex
Jevington St Andrew East Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Willingdon
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Eastbourne
Registration District Eastbourne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1661
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pevensey
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Parish History

JEVINGTON (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Eastbourne, hundred of Willingdon, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 3 miles (N. W.) from Eastbourne.[1]

Jevington St Andrew is in Wealden district of East Sussex and included in the parish the hamlet of Filching and Wannock. For further information about the civil parish see Willingdon and Jevington

The history of the church can be found at Jevington St Andrew

The Parish church of St Andrew at The Street Jevington has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

Jevington Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also Jevington Wikipedia a list of places to worship in Wealden Wikipedia


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.

For civil registration history see Eastbourne registration district
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex The Register Office Town Hall Grove Road
Eastbourne BN21 4UG Phone 01323 464780 Fax01323 431386 email

Church records

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

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Poor Law Unions

Eastbourne Poor Law Union,Sussex

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.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 631-640. Date accessed: 30 September 2013