Difference between revisions of "West Dean St Andrew, West Sussex"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Sussex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Sussex Parishes]]  
+
[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Sussex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Sussex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[West Dean St. Andrew]]
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
DEAN, WEST (St. Andrew), a '''parish''', in the '''union''' of Westbourne, '''hundred''' of Westbourne and Singleton, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 5 miles (N.) from Chichester; containing, with the tything of Chilgrove. The parish is on the road from London to Chichester by way of Midhurst.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50915#s30 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 15-23. Adapted 9 May 2013</ref><br>
+
DEAN, WEST (St. Andrew), a '''parish''', in the '''union''' of Westbourne, '''hundred''' of Westbourne and Singleton, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 5 miles (N.) from Chichester; containing, with the tything of Chilgrove. The parish is on the road from London to Chichester by way of Midhurst. The church is an ancient cruciform structure, in the early English style, with a square embattled tower; the south transept was rebuilt in 1810. Several small Roman sepulchral urns have been found under the downs, above Chilgrove, at which place was '''formerly a chapel'''.
 +
<ref>Lewis, Samuel A. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50915#s30 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 15-23. Adapted 9 May 2013</ref><br>  
  
 
<br>West Dean is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex.  
 
<br>West Dean is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex.  
  
West Dean St Andrew (West Sussex) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Chilgrove and Binderton. <br>
+
West Dean St Andrew (West Sussex) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Chilgrove and Binderton. <br>  
  
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/612/33/+ history and images]<br>
+
[http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/612/33/+ history and images]<br>  
  
The church of St Andrew has been designated as a grade II* listed building by English Heritage [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-301441-the-parish-church-of-st-andrew-west-dean+ British listed building]<br>
+
The church of St Andrew has been designated as a grade II* listed building by English Heritage [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-301441-the-parish-church-of-st-andrew-west-dean+ British listed building]<br>  
  
[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=52&n=West%20dean&b=index.php&t=parish&k=373&l=102+ West Dean West Sussex Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>
+
[http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=52&n=West%20dean&b=index.php&t=parish&k=373&l=102+ West Dean West Sussex Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)]<br>  
  
 
See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Dean,_West_Sussex+ West Dean Wikipedia] and See ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 15-23. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50915+ here]  
 
See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Dean,_West_Sussex+ West Dean Wikipedia] and See ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 15-23. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50915+ here]  
Line 25: Line 26:
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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. <br>
+
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. <br>  
  
Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex<br>PO19 1DD <br>Phone: 01243 753602<br>Fax: 01243 533959<br>Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk<br>
+
Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex<br>PO19 1DD <br>Phone: 01243 753602<br>Fax: 01243 533959<br>Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk<br>  
  
 
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Dean, West|subject|disp=Dean, West}}  
 
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Dean, West|subject|disp=Dean, West}}  
Line 33: Line 34:
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|464156}}<br>
+
{{British Census|464156}}<br>  
  
See [[Sussex Census]]<br>
+
See [[Sussex Census]]<br>  
  
 
FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through '''[[FHC Portal]]''' Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] to locate outside UK.<br>Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.  
 
FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through '''[[FHC Portal]]''' Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] to locate outside UK.<br>Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.  
Line 43: Line 44:
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
  
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. <br>Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.<br><br>
+
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. <br>Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.<br><br>  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
Line 55: Line 56:
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
+
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
Line 64: Line 65:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
+
<references />  
  
 
&nbsp;  
 
&nbsp;  
  
 
[[Category:Sussex]]
 
[[Category:Sussex]]

Revision as of 15:14, 24 May 2013

England  Gotoarrow.png  Sussex Gotoarrow.png  Sussex Parishes Gotoarrow.png  West Dean St. Andrew

Parish History

DEAN, WEST (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Westbourne, hundred of Westbourne and Singleton, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 5 miles (N.) from Chichester; containing, with the tything of Chilgrove. The parish is on the road from London to Chichester by way of Midhurst. The church is an ancient cruciform structure, in the early English style, with a square embattled tower; the south transept was rebuilt in 1810. Several small Roman sepulchral urns have been found under the downs, above Chilgrove, at which place was formerly a chapel. [1]


West Dean is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex.

West Dean St Andrew (West Sussex) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Chilgrove and Binderton.

history and images

The church of St Andrew has been designated as a grade II* listed building by English Heritage British listed building

West Dean West Sussex Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also West Dean Wikipedia and See A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 15-23. here

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.

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.

Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex
PO19 1DD
Phone: 01243 753602
Fax: 01243 533959
Email: records.office@westsussex.gov.uk

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Dean, West

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 464156.


See Sussex Census

FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
[2] to locate outside UK.
Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved.
Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.

Poor Law Unions

Westbourne 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.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 15-23. Adapted 9 May 2013