East Guldeford, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to East Guldeford, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|East Guldeford, Sussex|
|County||Sussex, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Rye|
|Parish registers: 1705|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1605|
|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]
GUILDFORD, or GULDEFORD (EAST), a parish in Rye district, Sussex; on the river Rother, and on the Hastings and Ashford railway, 1¼ mile NE of Rye. Posttown, Rye. Acres, 2, 430. The church is good.
East Guldeford St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the Walland Marsh whose boundary forms the county boundary with neighbouring Romney Marsh parishes of Brenzett, Kent Genealogy Brookland, Kent Genealogy and Ivychurch, Kent Genealogy
The history of the parish may be found at Sussex Parish churches
The parish church of St Mary which dates from 1505 has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building
From this parish was formed the parish of Camber St Thomas which had been a mission church in the 1900's destroyed by enemy bombing and formed as an Ecclesiastical parish in 1955.
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
Certiificates may be obtained from
East Sussex County Council
The Register Office
Phone: 01323 464780
Fax: 01323 431386
Church records[edit | edit source]
East Guldeford parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|East Guldeford Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
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]
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]
- John Marius Wilson, John,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 27 September 2013
- Searching Parish Records online (Sussex) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.