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Stonegate, Sussex Genealogy


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

Stonegate, Sussex
Stonegate St Peter East Sussex.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Shoyswell
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Ticehurst
Registration District Ticehurst
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dallington
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 HistoryEdit

STONEGATE, a chapelry in Ticehurst parish, Sussex; 1¼ mile NE of Ticehurst-Road r. station, and 9 SSE of Tunbridge-Wells. It was constituted in 1839.[1] Stonegate is within the Ticehurst civil parish in the Rother district of East Sussex

Stonegate St Peter is an Ecclesiastical parish  formed in 1838 from Ticehurst, Sussex Ancient Parish. The 1838 church was enlarged in 1904 to form the present church and it appears was realigned.

The civil parish is Ticehurst see Ticehurst Wikipedia

A history of the church including  realignment since 1838 is available at Stonegate St Peter

Stonegate Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)

list of places of worship in Rother

ResourcesEdit

Civil RegistrationEdit

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. For civil registration history see Ticehurst registration district

Church recordsEdit

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Stonegate

Census recordsEdit

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 UnionsEdit

Ticehurst Poor Law Union, Sussex

Probate recordsEdit

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 GazetteersEdit

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

WebsitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.