Rogate, Sussex Genealogy
|Poor Law Union||Midhurst|
|Parish registers: 1558|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1594|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester|
|Location of Archive|
|Sussex Record Office|
ROGATE (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Midhurst, hundred of Dumpford, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 5½ miles (W. N. W.) from Midhurst. The parish borders on the county of Hampshire, and is pleasantly situated on the road from Midhurst to Petersfield. The church is in the early English style, and was enlarged in 1841. There is a place of worship for Independents. At Durford are some small remains of an abbey founded in 1160, by Henry Hoes, for Præmonstratensian canons, and dedicated to St. John the Baptist.
The history of the church may be found at Rogate St Bartholomew
The Parish Church of St Bartholomew has been designated a grade I listed building British listed building
Independent Chapel List of demolished worship places in West Sussex
See also Wikipedia
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 the history of civil registration can be found at Midhurst registration district
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex Centralised Certificates Office
West Sussex Record Office
Phone: 01243 642122
Rogate, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free|
|Rogate, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records|
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Rogate
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
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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any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 690-695. Date accessed: 30 September 2013
- Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 January 2014.
- 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 15 December 2013.
- Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.