Lyminster, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to Lyminster, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||East Preston|
|Parish registers: 1565; Separate registers exist for Warningcamp beginning 1572|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1571; Separate records exist for Warningcamp beginning 1571|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester|
|Location of Archive|
|Sussex Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
LEOMINSTER, or LYMINSTER, a parish in Worthing district, Sussex; on the South Coast railway, at the quondam Arundel station, 1½ mile E of Ford Junction station, near the river Arun, and 2 miles SSE of Arundel. It contains the hamlets of Crossbush, Toddington, and Wick.
Lyminster St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish in the Arun district of West Sussex. Other places in the parish include: Toddington, Warningcamp, Crossbush, and Wick.
The church of St Mary Magdalene has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
See also Lyminster Wiikipedia List of places of worship in Arun which includes Warningcamp St Barnabas former church Warningcamp Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) Warningcamp Chapel Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 68-74. here
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 Worthing registration district
which was abolished in 1870 and recreated in 1935
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex Centralized Certificates Office Registration Service West Sussex Record Office County Hall Chichester PO19 1RN Phone: 01243 642122
Church records[edit | edit source]
Lyminster, 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|
|Lyminster, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1565-1985 Marr 1566-1976 Bur 1566-1964
Bishop's Transcripts 1551-1874
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Lyminster
Warningcamp registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Warningcamp Online Records|
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.
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]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.