|Statement||listed for the County Record Office, Orchard Street, Chichester.|
|Contributions||Pledger, P., West Sussex Record Office.|
The original paper register book of has survived. South of the church is an ancient yew tree with a remarkable twisted stem. ADVOWSON. The church of Birdham was among those given with that of Boxgrove to the Abbey of Lessay by Robert de Hay in The earliest mention of Birdham is contained in the Selsey Charters of when a number of pieces of land were given to St Wilfrid by the local Saxon king to support the monastery at Selsey. Birdham is also mentioned in Domesday Book of Birdham reference in the Domesday Book of Birdham appears as Brideham in the Domesday Book of , which also records the presence of a mill. The Church, which was dedicated to St Leonard until about but is now dedicated to St James, was built in the 14 th century and has a 16 th century tower. In the census the population of West Wittering was 4, and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males. The average age of people in West Wittering is 52, while the median age is higher at % of people living in West Wittering were born in England.
West Sussex Burial Index Before the advent of civil registration in , the entries in church registers provided the most comprehensive records of births, marriages and deaths. The two former categories are now widely available through the International Genealogical Index and the Sussex Family History Groups Sussex Marriage Index. Ashurst is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex. It is 11 miles south of Horsham and 3 miles north of Steyning. There is a 12th century parish church, dedicated to St James, a Church of England primary school, a Recreation Ground and a pub, The Fountain Inn. Access books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers to read online and purchase withdrawn stock. Renew a library item. Renew a library book, DVD, CD or other loan items. Using library services. Details of what you can find in your local library and how to use services such as requesting an item or getting a new PIN. Your library account. Explore Sussex County History and Genealogy. Browse our unique collections of books, newspapers, microfilm, maps, vertical files, indexes, journals, notes, transcripts, and websites. Library users have access to two online resources for genealogy and local history research: HeritageQuest and Ancestry. Users are required to be in the library to access our Ancestry subscription. HertitageQuest.
West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap Marr Bur Bishop's Transcripts Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Burpham. Census records [edit | edit source]. Census records from to . Vol. Sussex Shore to Flanders Fields: Heron-Allens Journal of the Great War; Vol. Sussex in the First World War; Vol. West Sussex Land Tax, ; Vol. Saint Richard of Chichester; Vol. Chichester Diocesan Surveys – sale price only £; Vol. The Religious Census of Sussex. Birdham Parish Neighbourhood Plan - Pre-submission June doc Page 2 1. SUMMARY OF PLAN The Birdham Parish Neighbourhood Plan covers the period - The Plan relates to the use and development of land. Its primary purpose is to allocate development sites in the Parish. Its secondary. The Sussex Record Society's Bibliography Index — catalogues and indexes publications about Sussex from over 6, authors who have written over 9, books, pamphlets and digital media and o articles in listed journals or available online.; The Sussex OPC Bibliography; The Churches and Chapels of Sussex. A Bibliography; Sussex Record Society: Books in Print - Online Books.