Storrington, Sussex Genealogy

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Storrington St Mary

Parish History

Storrington St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the Horsham district of  West Sussex and includes Cootham. 

A history of the church Storrington St Mary the Virgin

The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Storrington has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building

Storrington Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also Storrington Wikipedia and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 229-234. here


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 the Thakeham Registration district until 1935 when that district was abolished in service reorganisation
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex
Centralised Certificates Office
Registration Service
West Sussex Record Office
County Hall
PO19 1RN
Phone: 01243 642122

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Links to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Storrington

Census records

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

Thakeham 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

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Web sites

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.