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

Beddingham, Sussex
Beddingham St Andrew East Sussex.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Totnore
County Sussex
Poor Law Union West Firle
Registration District Lewes
Records begin
Parish registers: 1685
Bishop's Transcripts: 1593
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pevensey
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]

BEDDINGHAM (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of West Firle, hundred of Totnore, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 2 miles (S. E.) from Lewes. Beddingham St Andrew is an Ancient Parish in the Lewes district of East Sussex.[1]

The parish church of St Andrew has been designated a grade I listed building. [2]

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 Lewes Registration District
Certificates may be obtained from
East Sussex
The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
BN21 4UG
Phone: 01323 464780
Fax: 01323 431386

Church records[edit | edit source]

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

To search church records online, see[3]

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

West Firle 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]

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]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 188-194. Date accessed: 20 September 2013
  2. British listed building (1965) Date accessed: 16 January 2014
  3. Beddingham Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)