Brede, Sussex Genealogy

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Guide to Brede, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Brede, Sussex
Brede St George East Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Gostrow
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Rye
Registration District Rye
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1607
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dallington
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[edit | edit source]

BREDE (St. George), a parish, in the union of Rye, partly in the hundred of Staple, but chiefly in that of Gostrow, rape of Hastings, E. division of Sussex, 4 miles (S. by W.) from Northiam;There is a place of worship for Wesleyans at Broad Oak; and the union workhouse is in the parish.[1]

Brede St George is an Ancient Parish in east sussex the history fo the church is available Brede St George
The parish church of St george has been designated a grade I listed building British listed building

Brede Methodist Church dates from the early 19th century and has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building

Brede Methodist Church Broad Oak EastSussex.jpg

Brede Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

See also Brede East Sussex Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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 within Rye Registration district, from 1935 this was incorporated into Battle Registration district
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex County Council
The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
BN21 4UG
Phone: 01323 464780
Fax: 01323 431386

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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

TGEN = The Genealogist - (£)[2]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
Brede, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
TGEN 1560-1812
SOPC Undefined

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Brede

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Rye Poor Law Union, Sussex

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 353-357. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
  2. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Genealogist, accessed 8 November 2020.
  3. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.