Amberley, Sussex Genealogy
Amberley St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Houghton, Sussex is a chapelry of Amberley.
Other places in the parish include: Houghton and Rackham.
The church of St Michael and All Angels is designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
See A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 49-53. here
See also Amberley Wikipedia
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.
From 1837 this parish was in the Worthing registration district
Abolished : 1.1.1870 (incorporated into East Preston, Steyning and Thakeham registration districts).
Re-created : 1.4.1935 (out of East Preston, Steyning and Thakeham registration districts).
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex
Centralised Certificates Office
West Sussex Record Office
Phone: 01243 642122
West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1559-1660, 1673-1978 Marr 1560-1654, 1690-1977 Bur 1560-1654, 1707-1993
Bishop's Transcripts 1571-1858
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Amberley
Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex
Phone: 01243 753602
Fax: 01243 533959
See Sussex Census
Poor Law Unions
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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