Sennicotts, Sussex Genealogy

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Chapel of St Mary Sennicotts West Sussex.jpg


Parish History[edit | edit source]

SENNICOTTS, a chapelry in Funtington parish, Sussex; 2½ miles N W of Chichester railway station. Post-town, Chichester. The statistics are returned with the parish. S. House is the seat of Teesdale, Esq. The living is annexed to Funtington. The church is good.[1]

Sennicotts St Mary is an estate chapel for Sennicotts Estate which formed an Ecclesiastical Parish from Funtington, Sussex Ancient Parish from 1829-1930 when it was absorbed again by the Ancient Parish.

Sennicotts Wikipedia

Funtington Parish information

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]

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Sennicotts

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]

Westbourne 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]

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]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales published in 1870-72. Date accessed: 30 September 2013