Arundel, Sussex Genealogy
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
A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 73-77. here
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
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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Arundel
See Sussex Census
Arundel Gilbert Poor Law Union
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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