Ifield, Sussex Genealogy

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

Ifield, Sussex
Ifield St Margaret of Antioch Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Burbeach
County Sussex
Poor Law Union Horsham
Registration District Horsham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1568
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Lewes
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 History[edit | edit source]

IFIELD (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Horsham, hundred of Burbeach, though locally in that of Singlecross, rape of Bramber, W. division of Sussex, 1¾ mile (W.) from Crawley;Here is a place of worship for the Society of Friends.[1]

Ifield St Margaret of Antioch is an Ancient Parish in West Sussex, part of the parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbour Charlwood, Surrey

Ifield is a former village now a neighbourhood in the town of the Crawley West Sussex, see Ifield West Sussex  and St Margaret Ifield Wikipedia

The history of the church is found at Sussex Parish Churches Ifield St Margaret

Other places of worship in Ifield include:

Elim Pentecostal Church, Langley Green
Freinds Meeting House
Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Langley Green
St Alban, Gossops Green
St Leonard, Langley Green

St Mary Magdalene, Bewbush
St Theodore of Canterbury, Gossops Green
Trinity United Reformed Church

see Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC) Ifield West Sussex

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 Horsham registration district
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex Centralised Certificates Office
Registration Service
West Sussex Record Office
County Hall
PO19 1RN
Phone: 01243 642122

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Ifield, Sussex Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeReg.org.uk
TG = The Genealogist - (£)
IFIELD PARISH Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1760-1850

TG 1568-1901

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

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.

1911 Census For England & Wales

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Horsham Poor Law Union, Sussex

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]

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Websites[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis. Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 603-608. Date accessed: 30 September 2013