Jarvis Brook St Michael, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

Jarvis Brook St Michael was formed from the Ancient Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex and the present church dates from 1905 to replace a combined school and chapel of ease. The village is in the Wealden district of East Sussex.

The history of the Church is available at Sussex Parish Churches Jarvis Brook St Michael

Sussex Online Parish Clerks(OPC) Jarvis Brook St Michael

Jarvis Brook Rehoboth Chapel (Baptist) Jarvis Brook Rehoboth Strict Baptist Chapel

There is a modern Kingdom's Hall of jehovah's Witnesses and Jarvis Brook Memorial Hall has been used as an Independent meeting place.

a list of places to worship in Wealden 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 

Census records

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.

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Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.