Polegate St John, Sussex Genealogy

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Polegate St John

Parish History

Polegate St John is an Ecclesiastical parish formed from Hailsham, Sussex and isa village and civil parish in the Wealden district of East Sussex.

A history of the church Polegate St John

Polegate St John Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

Other places of Worship include

Seventh Day Adventist Church
St George (Roman Catholic)
St Lawrence Chapel, Otham Abbey
United Reformed Church

see also Polegate Wikipedia and List of places to worship in Wealden

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.

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 eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

Church records

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

Census records

See Sussex Census

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 Jurisdictions 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.