Peacehaven Church of the Ascension, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

Peacehaven is a town and civil parish in the Lewes district of East Sussex Peacehaven Wikipedia

The church of the Ascension as with other places of worship in the growing town development dates from the earlt twentieth century and was formed from part of Piddinghoe,_Sussex Ancient Parish as an Ecclesiastical Parish.

Sussex Parish Churches has a history of the church Peacehaven Church of the Ascension

Other places of worship include

Peacehaven Baptist Church Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception of our Lady

Peacehaven Free Church

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

See also list of places of worship in Lewes district 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.

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