Chichester St Olave, Sussex Genealogy
Chichester St Olave is an Ancient Parish.
Church history Chichester St Olave
See A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 586-593. here
The 11th century church was restored in 1851 and deconsecrated in 1956.
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.
The former church of St Olave and neighbouring buildings have been designated aa a group of grade I listed buildings British listed building
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 Chichester registration district
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex
Centralised Certificates Office
West Sussex Record Office
Phone: 01243 642122
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 no results found
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.
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