Arundel, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

Arundel St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Chichester.

A history of both St Nicholas and the Fitzalan chapel Sussex Parish Churches

The church of St Nicholas dates from 1380 and has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

The Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady and St Philip Howard see Arundel Cathedral The church was dedicated in 1873 but only became Cathdral to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arundel and Brighton in 1965

Arundel Cathedral West Sussex.jpg

See also:

Sussex Oline Parish Clerks (OPC)

Arundel Wikipedia

Arundel Castle

A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 73-77. here


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.

From 1837 this parish was in the Worthing registration district which was abolished in 1870 and recreated in 1935 Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex Centralised Certificates Office Registration Service West Sussex Record Office County Hall
Chichester PO19 1RN Phone: 01243 642122

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Arundel

Census records

See Sussex Census

Arundel Gilbert Poor Law Union

Arundel 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

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