Chichester Cathedral Close, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Chichester Cathedral Close is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

Chichester Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC) and Chichester the Close Sussex (OPC)

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

Church records[edit | edit source]

CHICHESTER The Close records held at West Sussex Record Office
Bap 1664-1751, 1772-1790, 1813-1862
Mar 1664-1746, 1863-1904
Bur 1664-1751, 1772-1790, 1813-1863
Bishop’s transcripts 1813-1832

Contact West Sussex Record Office 3 Orchard Street Chichester West Sussex PO19 1DD Phone: 01243 753602 Fax: 01243 533959 Email:

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Chichester Cathedral Close

Census records[edit | edit source]

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Chichester Poor Law Union, Sussex Genealogy

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]

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.