Chichester St Bartholomew, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to Chichester St Bartholomew, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Chichester St Bartholomew, Sussex|
|County||Sussex, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Chichester|
|Parish registers: 1571|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1610|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean of Chichester|
|Location of Archive|
|Sussex Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
CHICHESTER, a city and market-town, having exclusive jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 62 miles (S. W. by S.) from London. Chichester comprises the parishes of All Saints, or the Pallant or Palatinate, containing 327 inhabitants; St. Andrew, 625; St. Martin, 282; St. Olave, 238; St. Pancras, partly within and partly without the walls, 1065; St. Peter the Great, or the Subdeanery, 5021; St. Peter the Less, 349; and St. Bartholomew Without, 297; with the precinct of the Cathedral Close, 145. These parishes were, by act of parliament in 1753, united for the better maintenance of the poor, under the inspection of guardians. There are also an extra-parochial district called Newton, formerly the Black friars, containing 123 persons; and a small extra-parochial plot beyond the walls, called St. James', and containing 40 inhabitants. There are places of worship in the city for the Society of Friends, Huntingtonians, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.
Chichester St Bartholomew is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.
St. Bartholomew's Without in Mount Lane was built in 1832 and replaced the church destroyed in 1642
Church History Chichester St Bartholomew Without
'Chichester: Churches (Anglican)', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 3 (1935), pp. 160-164. here for a description of the church.
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 in the Chichester registration district
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex
Centralised Certificates Office
West Sussex Record Office
Phone: 01243 642122
Church records[edit | edit source]
Chichester St Bartholomew, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free|
|Chichester St Bartholomew, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
|IGI||1571-1876||1573-1641, 1743-1757, 1832-1875|
CHICHESTER St. Bartholomew records held at West Sussex Record Office
Marr 1573-1641, 1832-1959
Bur 1572-1643, 1673-1914
Bishop’s Transcripts 1610-1892
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Chichester St Bartholomew no results found
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.
See Sussex Census
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]
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