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Sussex Genealogy

 
Description

"Sussex, a maritime county, bounded on the N by Surrey and Kent, on the NE and the E by Kent, on the S by the English Channel, on the W by Hants, Its form is a slender oblong, extending from E to W. Its greatest length is 73 miles, its greatest breadth is 25 miles, its circuit is about 185 miles, and its area is 933,269 acres."
from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Genuki - Sussex
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Hampshire, Kent, Surrey
Sussex GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
East Sussex Record Office East Sussex Libraries
West Sussex Record Office West Sussex Libraries
Sussex Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Sussex
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
125,700 records including baptisms/christenings, burials,
marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
Surname Lists
provides surnames being researched and email address of researcher
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Sussex genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries
Interment.net - Sussex

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Sussex
Sussex war memorials and rolls of honour
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
 
 
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