Slindon, Sussex Genealogy

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

Slindon, Sussex
St Mary Slindon West Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Aldwick
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Sutton
Registration District Chichester
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1610
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pagham
Diocese Chichester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the Exempt Deaneries of Pagham and Tarring
Location of Archive
Sussex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

SLINDON (St. Mary), a parish, in the hundred of Aldwick, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 4¼ miles (W. by N.) from Arundel. Slindon House, the seat of the Countess Dowager of Newburgh, was originally built by one of the archbishops of Canterbury, and was for some time the residence of the celebrated Archbishop Langton, who died here in the reign of Henry III. .[1]

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

See also:

Slindon Wikipedia List of places of worship in Arun and A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 120-123. here<

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.

From 1837 this parish was in the Chichester registration district

Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex
Centralised Certificates Office
Registration Service
West Sussex Record Office
County Hall
PO19 1RN
Phone: 01243 642122<b

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[3]
SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free[4]
Slindon, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1558-1877 1558-1771, 1813-1875
PRTS 1558-1901


Slindon St Mary

West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1558-1957 Marr 1559-2001 Bur 1558-1984

Bishop's Transcripts 1610-1902 Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Slindon

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.

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Sutton (East Preston) 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. 120-123. Date accessed: 30 September 2013
  2. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 January 2014.
  3. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
  4. Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.