Burton with Coates, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to Burton with Coates, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Burton with Coates, Sussex|
|Poor Law Union||Sutton|
|Parish registers: 1559|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1592|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester|
|Location of Archive|
|Sussex Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BURTON, or Bodexton, a parish in Chichester district, Sussex; on the river Rother and the Arundel canal, near the Mid-Sussex railway, 3 miles SSW of Petworth.
Coates St Agatha (with Burton) is an Ancient Parish in West Sussex.
A history of the Church is available Coates St Agatha (with Burton)
The church within Burton Park survives the house was for many years used at a girls boarding school but has since been converted to private residential housing.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Coates like this:
COATES, a parish in Chichester district, Sussex; on the river Rother, near the Mid Sussex railway, 2 miles SSE of Petworth. Post town, Petworth. Acres, 345. Real property, £680. Pop., 78. Houses, 15. The property belongs chiefly to one. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Burton, in the diocese of Chichester. The church is early English, and has a spire.
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
Centralized Certificates Office
West Sussex Record Office
Phone: 01243 642122
Church records[edit | edit source]
Burton with Coates, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free|
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|SOPC = Sussex Online Parish Clerks - free|
|Burton with Coates, Sussex Genealogy Online Parish Records|
|PRTS||1559-1906||1561-1754, 1820-1832, 1838-1907||1562-1784, 1813-1911|
Coates St Agatha parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Coates St Agatha Parish Online Records|
West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1559-1999 Marr 1561-1774, 1820-1897 Bur 1562-1991
Bishop's Transcripts 1592-1878
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Burton with Coates
Census records[edit | edit source]
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.
See Sussex Census
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed: 07 October 2013.
- Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Sussex, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 31 December 2013.
- 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 22 December 2013.
- Sussex Online Parish Clerks, accessed 7 January 2014.
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