Oving, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to Oving, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hundred||Box and Stockbridge|
|Poor Law Union||Westhampnett|
|Parish registers: 1561|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1591|
|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]
OVING, a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester, West division of Sussex, 2½ miles East from Chichester.
Oving St Andrew is an extensive Ancient Parish immediately to the east of Chichester and included Coleworth Portfield and Colworth in the parish boundary.
Sussex Parish Churches history of the church Oving St Andrew
The Parish church of St Andrew has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
See also Oving West 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 in the Westhampnett registration district From 1935 this became part of 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]
Oving, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|Oving, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Portfield registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Portfield Online Records|
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Oving
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]
Protestation Returns[edit | edit source]
Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) has 89 protestation returns from 1641 in its database.
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.