Hastings St Leonards Christ Church, Sussex Genealogy

Guide to Hastings St Leonards Christ Church, Sussex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

Hastings St Leonards-on-Sea, Christ Church East Sussex London Road was built by architect Sir Arthur Blomfield between 1878-1881 to meet the needs of the expanding development of St Leonards-on-Sea.

The history of the parish is described by Sussex Parish Churches Christ Church St Leonards-on-Sea and St Leonards-on-Sea Churches

Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC) St Leonards on Sea Christ Church The OPC for Hastings Chris Swarbrooke Web site:Hastings OPC

See also  Hastings Places of worship Wikipedia and Christ Church St Leonards Wikipedia


Civil Registration

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.

Church Records

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

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)

Census Records

Poor Law Unions

Probate Records

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

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