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Chailey, Sussex Genealogy

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Chailey St Peter

Parish HistoryEdit

Chailey St Peter is an Ancient Parish in East Sussex and includes South Chailey (which also incorporates South Common), South Street, Chailey (also known as Chailey Green) and North Chailey (which incorporates the North Common).

Churches history Chailey St Mary and St Peter's churches

NorthChailey St Mary the Virgin

The parish church of St Peter has been designated as a Grade II* listed building British listed building

The 1931 church of St Helen has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

See also Chailey Wikipedia for further church history and Chailey Heritage Wikipedia


Civil RegistrationEdit

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 recordsEdit

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Chailey

Census recordsEdit

See Sussex Census

Poor Law UnionsEdit

Chailey Poor Law Union, Sussex

Probate recordsEdit

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 GazetteersEdit

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sitesEdit

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.