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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Sussex]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[New ShorehamSussex Parishes]]
== Parish History ==
SHOREHAM, NEW (St. Mary), a borough, markettown, sea-port, and '''parish,''' in the union of Steyning, hundred of Fishergate, rape of Bramber, W. division of Sussex, 23 miles (E.) from Chichester, and 56 (S. by W.) from London;&nbsp; The Independents and Wesleyans have each a place of worship. There were anciently a priory for Carmelites, or White friars, founded by Sir John Mowbray.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A. [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51274#s11 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 87-90.</ref>  <br> The town and port of New Shoreham dates from the time of the Norman Conquest and is a town and civil parish in the Adur district of West Sussex.<br>
The Ancient Parish church of St Mary de Heura [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Mary_de_Haura_Church,_Shoreham-by-Sea+ St Mary de Haura Church Shoreham-by-Sea Wikipedia] dates in part from that time and Sussex Parish Churches includes the history of the church [http://www.sussexparishchurches.org/content/view/570/33+ St Mary de Heura Shoreham]<br>
Baptist Chapel<br>Countess of Huntingdon<br>Primitive Methodist Chapel<br>Primitive Methodist Church, High Street<br>Providence Strict Baptist Chapel<br>St Peter (Roman Catholic) [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=429&k=828&t=Church+ St Peter Roman Catholic Church Ship Street Shoreham on Sea]<br>Wesleyan Chapel, New Road<br>Wesleyan Methodist Church [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?k=429&t=parish+ Shoreham on Sea Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)] and at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_of_worship_in_Adur+ list of places of worship in Adur Wikipedia]<br>
From this parish Shoreham Beach developed as a parish. [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?cy=52&amp;b=index.php&amp;k=1165&amp;t=parish+ Shoreham Beach Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)] and [http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php?p=1165&amp;k=825&amp;t=Church+ Church of the Good Shepherd Shoreham Beach]<br>
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== Resources ==
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
From 1837 this parish was in the [http://ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/steyning.html+ Steyning Registration District] until the 1935 reorganisation of registration services<br>Certificates can be ordered from<br>West Sussex<br>Centralised Certificates Office<br>Registration Service<br>West Sussex Record Office<br>County Hall<br>Chichester<br>PO19 1RN<br>Phone: 01243 642122<br>
==== 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>
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Sussex%2C+New+Shoreham|subject|disp=Shoreham, New}}
==== Census records ====
{{British Census|474673}}<br>
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.
The 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.&nbsp;[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ ]
==== Poor Law Unions ====
== Maps and Gazetteers ==
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://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
== Web sites &nbsp; == == References == {{Reflist}}<br><br>
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