Fairwarp, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

Fairwarp Christ Church was originally formed as a chapelry and later became an Ecclesiastical parish from Maresfield, Sussex Ancient Parish. Fairwarp is a small village within the civil parish of Maresfield in the Wealden district of East Sussex Fairwarp Wikipedia a list of places to worship in Wealden Wikipedia

The history of the chapelry and church building is available at Sussex parish Churches Fairwarp Christ Church

The church of Christ Church has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

Fairwarp Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC)


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 Family History Library  film numbers in their collection Maresfield

Census records

See Sussex Census

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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