Chichester St Paul, Sussex Genealogy
Chichester St Paul is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Sussex, created in 1837 from Chichester St Peter the Great, Sussex Ancient Parish.
The church of ST. PAUL in the Broyle Road was built of flint with stone dressings and slate roof in 1836, in the 13th-century style. It consists of a large rectangular nave with chancel recess and a gallery at the west end. At the western extremity is a tower of three stages, beneath which is the porch; there is also an entrance in the south wall.
The tower contains a bell by Thomas Mears, 1836.
The plate consists of a modern chalice, paten and flagon of silver and a Sheffield plate cruet.
From: 'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41675 Date accessed: 07 April 2011.
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. Paul parish register records held at West Sussex Record Office
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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.
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