Buxted, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to Buxted, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|County||Sussex, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Uckfield|
|Parish registers: 1568|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1662|
|Rural Deanery||South Malling|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deanery of South Malling|
|Location of Archive|
|Sussex Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BUXTED (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Uckfield, hundred of Loxfield-Dorset, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 1¾ mile (N. N. E.) from Uckfield A district church was erected at Hadlow Down, in 1836. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
Buxted is an Ancient Parish in East Sussex and has other churches within the parish boundary.
The old parish church of St Margaret of Scotland within Buxted Park has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
The Church of St Mary replaced this old church and is in the village centre and was consecrated in 1887
The parish church of Holy Trinity High Hurstwood dates from 1870-1871 and has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building and was formed from this Ancient Parish. See High Hurstwood Holy Trinity, Sussex Genealogy
Buxted Methodist Church was built in 1907
See Also Buxted Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Wealden+ a list of places to worship in Wealden 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.
This parish was part of Uckfield registration district from September 1837. see further details
To apply for certificates please contact:
The Register Office
Phone 01323 464780
Fax 01323 431386
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Buxted, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)|
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free|
|Buxted, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Buxted
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]
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]
References[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 462-467. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 30 December 2013.
- Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987).
- Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 3 January 2014.
- Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.