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Hastings St Mary Bulverhythe is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information. <br>  
 
Hastings St Mary Bulverhythe is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information. <br>  
  
BULVERHYTHE (St. Mary), an ancient parish, and a member of the town and port of Hastings, in the union and rape of Hastings, hundred of Bexhill, E. division of Sussex, 1½ mile (E.) from Bexhill; containing 37 inhabitants. This place, formerly a haven called Bollifridé, is said to derive its name from the circumstance of William the Conqueror, who is supposed to have landed here, having granted to an ancestor of the Pelham family as much land as he could cover with a bull's hide, which was made extensive by the expedient of cutting it into slips. The parish is bounded on the south by the English Channel, which has considerably encroached on the land; and is intersected by the road from Dovor to Brighton, by way of Hastings: along the coast are several martello towers, and there are some remains of an ancient church or chapel.  
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The ruins of the church are referred to in an introduction to Hastings Parish Churches [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/241/34/+ Hastings St Mary ruins] see also A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 428-431. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50842+ here]
  
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 428-431. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50842 Date accessed: 02 May 2011.
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[[Image:St Mary Bulverhythe Ruined chapelry.jpg|thumb|center|St Mary Bulverhythe Ruined chapelry]]<br><br>
 
 
[[Image:St_Mary_Bulverhythe_Ruined_chapelry.jpg|thumb|center|The ruined chapel of St Mary]]<br><br>
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 10:23, 26 August 2011

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Hastings St Mary Bulverhythe is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

The ruins of the church are referred to in an introduction to Hastings Parish Churches Hastings St Mary ruins see also A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 428-431. here

St Mary Bulverhythe Ruined chapelry



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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Hastings St Mary Bulverhythe is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.
For further information see England Jurisdictions 1851

Census records[edit | edit source]

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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Hastings St Mary Bulverhythe

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Hastings Poor Law Union, Sussex

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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Web sites[edit | edit source]

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