Chichester St Olave, Sussex Genealogy
Chichester St Olave is an Ancient Parish.
See A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 586-593. here
The 11th century church restored in 1851.
See also 'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. here
The church is now deconsecrated and houses a bookshop.
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.
CHICHESTER St. Olave records held at West Sussex Record Office
Bishop’s Transcripts 1621-1911
Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex
Phone: 01243 753602
Fax: 01243 533959
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Chichester St Olave
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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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