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Chichester Cathedral Close, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

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


Civil Registration

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

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 here

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

Census records

See Sussex Census

Poor Law Unions

Chichester Poor Law Union, Sussex Genealogy

Probate records

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

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