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=== Parish History  ===
 
 
== Parish History  ==
 
  
 
SELMESTON (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of West Firle, hundred of Danehill-Horsted, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 6¼ miles (E. S. E.) from Lewes. The parish comprises about 1140 acres. The church is in the early English style, with a spire, and contains an altar-tomb under a canopy, inscribed to Lady Braye, who died in 1532.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51263 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 44-48. Date accessed: 30 September 2013</ref>  
 
SELMESTON (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of West Firle, hundred of Danehill-Horsted, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 6¼ miles (E. S. E.) from Lewes. The parish comprises about 1140 acres. The church is in the early English style, with a spire, and contains an altar-tomb under a canopy, inscribed to Lady Braye, who died in 1532.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51263 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 44-48. Date accessed: 30 September 2013</ref>  
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See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selmeston+ Selmeston Wikipedia] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Wealden+ list of places of worship in Wealden]<br>  
 
See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selmeston+ Selmeston Wikipedia] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Wealden+ list of places of worship in Wealden]<br>  
 
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
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Revision as of 19:32, 11 July 2014

England  Gotoarrow.png  Sussex   Gotoarrow.png  Sussex Parishes

Selmeston, Sussex
Selmeston St+Mary East+Sussex.JPG
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Danehill Horsted
County Sussex
Poor Law Union West Firle
Registration District Lewes
Records begin
Parish registers: 1667
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pevensey
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Parish History

SELMESTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of West Firle, hundred of Danehill-Horsted, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 6¼ miles (E. S. E.) from Lewes. The parish comprises about 1140 acres. The church is in the early English style, with a spire, and contains an altar-tomb under a canopy, inscribed to Lady Braye, who died in 1532.[1]

History of the church Selmeston

The Parish Church of St Mary has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

Selmeston Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also Selmeston Wikipedia and list of places of worship in Wealden

Resources

Civil Registration

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 Lewes Registration District
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex
The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
Eastbourne
BN21 4UG
Phone: 01323 464780
Fax: 01323 431386
Email:eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

Church records

Selmeston, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
Selmeston, Sussex Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1667-1893
1667-1893

IGI 1594-1812 1608-1841
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Selmeston

Census records

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. The first film number is 464161.


Poor Law Unions

West Firle Poor Law Union, Sussex

Probate records

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 44-48. Date accessed: 30 September 2013
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 30 December 2013.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 3 January 2014.