Greatham with Wiggonholt, Sussex Genealogy
Guide to Greatham with Wiggonholt, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Greatham with Wiggonholt, Sussex|
|Poor Law Union||Sutton; East Preston|
|Registration District||Chichester; Worthing|
|Parish registers: 1597|
|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]
GRAFFHAM (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Easebourne, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 4 miles (S. W.) from Petworth.
Greatham with Wiggonholt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.Other places in the parish include: Wigginholt and Wiggonholt.
Wigginholt parish church had no known dedication; the history is described Wigginholt Church
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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 the parish of Greatham was in the Chichester registration district
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex
Centralised Certificates Office
West Sussex Record Office
Phone: 01243 642122
From 1837 the parish of Wigginholt was in the Worthing registration district
which was abolished in 1870 and recreated in 1935
Certificates can be ordered from West Sussex Centralised Certificates Office Registration Service West Sussex Record Office County Hall Chichester PO19 1RN Phone: 01243 642122
Church records[edit | edit source]
Wigginholt parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)|
|Wiggonholt Parish Online Records|
Wigginholt cum Greatham
West Sussex Record Office has deposited parish Registers Bap 1597-1992 Marr 1620-1993 Bur 1620-1993
Bishop's Transcripts 1592-1895
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Greatham with Wiggonholt
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]
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