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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
YAPTON, a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Avisford, rape of Arundel, W.division of Sussex. There was formerly a chapel at Bilsom, now converted into cottages.
 
Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 707-716 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51436  Date accessed: 04 April 2013.
 
  
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YAPTON, a '''parish''', in the '''union''' of West Hampnett, '''hundred''' of Avisford, rape of Arundel, West division of Sussex,&nbsp;four miles South West from Arundel. The parish is situated on the road from Arundel to Bognor, and intersected by the Arundel and Portsmouth canal. There was formerly a chapel at Bilsom, that is now converted into cottages.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51436#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848). Adapted 23 May 2013.</ref> <br><br>Church History [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/157/33/+ Yapton St Mary]<br>
  
Yapton St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the Arun district of West Sussex which includes Bilsham.<br>  
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The Parish Church of St Mary has been designated has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-414766-the-parish-church-of-st-mary-yapton+ British listed building]<br>
  
Church History [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/157/33/+ Yapton St Mary]<br>
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See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yapton+ Yapton wikipedia] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Arun+ List of places of worship in Arun] which includes Bilsham Chapel a closed/disused chapel.<br>
 
 
The Parish Church of St Mary has been designated has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-414766-the-parish-church-of-st-mary-yapton+ British listed building]<br>
 
 
 
See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yapton+ Yapton wikipedia] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Arun+ List of places of worship in Arun] which includes Bilsham Chapel a closed/disused chapel.<br>  
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. <br>  
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. <br>
  
 
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Yapton|subject|disp=Yapton}}  
 
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+Yapton|subject|disp=Yapton}}  
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F522180+ Census returns for Yapton 1841-1891]  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F522180+ Census returns for Yapton 1841-1891]  
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
  
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. <br>Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.<br><br>  
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The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. <br>Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.<br><br>
  
 
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

YAPTON, a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Avisford, rape of Arundel, West division of Sussex, four miles South West from Arundel. The parish is situated on the road from Arundel to Bognor, and intersected by the Arundel and Portsmouth canal. There was formerly a chapel at Bilsom, that is now converted into cottages.[1]

Church History Yapton St Mary

The Parish Church of St Mary has been designated has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Yapton wikipedia List of places of worship in Arun which includes Bilsham Chapel a closed/disused chapel.

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]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

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

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.


Census returns for Yapton 1841-1891

FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
[2] to locate outside UK.
Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

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

Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved.
Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Westhampnett 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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted 23 May 2013.