Brighton St Nicholas, Sussex Genealogy

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Brighton St Nicholas

Parish History

Brighton St Nicholas is the Ancient parish for the market town and later seaside resort of Brighton in Sussex.

Church history Brighton St Nicholas (old)

and Brighton St Nicholas Saltdean

See also:

An introduction to Brighton's church history Brighton churches and Brighton and Hove Wikipedia

A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 369-375. here

Sussex Online Parish Clerks (OPC)and Saltdean 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.

From 1837 this parish was in the Brighton registration distict
Certificates can be ordered from
Brighton & Hove The Register Office
Brighton Town Hall
Bartholomew Square

Phone01273 292016

Fax 01273 292019

Church records

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 Brighton St Nicholas

Poor Law Unions

Brighton Poor Law Union, Sussex

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

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

Web sites

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