East Hoathly, Sussex Genealogy

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

East Hoathly, Sussex
East Hoathly Church East Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Shiplake
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Uckfield
Registration District Uckfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1607
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pevensey
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]

HOATHLY, EAST, a parish, in the union of Uckfield, hundred of Shiplake, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 5 miles (S. E. by S.) from Uckfield.[1]

East Hoathly is an Ancient Parish in the Wealden district of Sussex, which includes  Whitesmiths, Grays, and The Nursery. The civil parish of East Hoathly with Halland ( which contained a former Anglican mission chapel) joins the two villages for local government purposes.

A history of the church East Hoathly

The parish church (dedication unknown) has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

East Hoathly Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC) See for details of the Halland mission chapel.

Halland Mission Chapel East Hoathly Parish East Sussex.JPG

See also East Hoathly with Halland Wikipedia a list of places to worship in Wealden 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.

This parish was part of Uckfield registration district from September 1837. see further details To apply for certificates please contact
East Sussex
The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
BN21 4UG
Phone 01323 464780
Fax 01323 431386

Church Records[edit | edit source]

East Hoathly, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[2]
East Hoathly, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Hoathly, East

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 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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Uckfield 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 521-524. Date accessed: 27 September 2013
  2. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.