Streat, Sussex Genealogy

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Guide to Streat, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Streat, Sussex
Church at Streat.JPG
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Street
County Sussex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Chailey
Registration District Lewes
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lewes
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
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]

STREET, a parish, in the union of Chailey, hundred of Street, rape of Lewes, E. division of Sussex, 6¾ miles (N. W.) from Lewes. It is situated on the road from Lewes to Ditchelling. The church is an ancient structure of flint, containing several monuments to the Dobell family and others.[1]

Church history Streat

The Parish church in Streat Lane has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

Streat Sussex Parish Clerks online (OPC)

list of places of worship in Lewes district

See also Streat Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

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  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

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 Lewes Registration District
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex
The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
Eastbourne
BN21 4UG
Phone: 01323 464780
Fax: 01323 431386
Email:eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

Church Records[edit | edit source]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Streat Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Sussex
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Sussex
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Sussex ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1600s-1800s
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Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
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1800s-1900s
Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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1500s-1800s
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1800s-1900s

Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.


The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Burchall. Michael J.  A Tillinghast Genealogy.  A discussion of the Tillinghast family descending from John Tillinghast and Alice Pardon mainly two sons, Pardon, 1601 and John 1604.  Surnames mentioned are Tichborne, Batnor, Browne, Leehford and Fenner.  Article covers years 1230-1645.  Article to be found in the magazine, Sussex Family Historian, vol.1. #3, Dec. 1973. pages 51-59.  Family History Library Ref. 942.52 B2su.

Burchall, Michael J.  Tillinghurst Genealogy (continued).  A genealogy of the descendants of Robert Tillinghurst of Streat/Street, buried 1613, article covers years 1613-1718, Surnames mentioned are Hosmer, Hurst, Pardon, Picknoll, Waller, Tichbourne, Geere, Dalleg, Bridge, Saxby, Archer, Cox, Browne, Lechford, Butterworth and Taber.  Article in Sussex Family Historian vol. 1, #4, March 1974, pages 85-88, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 B2su

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Chailey Poor Law Union, Sussex Genealogy

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]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SSX/Streat/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 246-250. Date Accessed: 4 October 2013