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}} '''Sussex''' is a former maritime county located in South East [[England]] and corresponding roughly in area to the ancient '''Kingdom of Sussex'''.  
'''Sussex''' is a former maritime county located in South East [[England]] and corresponding roughly in area to the ancient '''Kingdom of Sussex'''.  
 
  
The historic county of Sussex has been divided into East and West since the 12th century, and obtained separate county councils in 1888, but it remained a single ceremonial county until 1974 and the coming into force of the Local Government Act 1972.
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The historic county of Sussex has been divided into East and West since the 12th century, and obtained separate county councils in 1888, but it remained a single ceremonial county until 1974 and the coming into force of the Local Government Act 1972.  
  
 
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*[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Burtenshaw/?yguid=138587594 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Burtenshaw/?yguid=138587594] &nbsp;- Burtenshaw family of or from Sussex  
 
*[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Burtenshaw/?yguid=138587594 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Burtenshaw/?yguid=138587594] &nbsp;- Burtenshaw family of or from Sussex  
 
*[[Our Sussex - Our Genealogy Sussex England in General|Our Sussex - Our Genealogy]]&nbsp; Sussex England in General.
 
*[[Our Sussex - Our Genealogy Sussex England in General|Our Sussex - Our Genealogy]]&nbsp; Sussex England in General.
 
[http://figg.wetpaint.com/ Figg and Associated Families] of Sussex England and other counties.
 
  
 
To view a brief list of additional web sites and/or web pages for Sussex and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/sussex.htm FHLFavorites.info].  
 
To view a brief list of additional web sites and/or web pages for Sussex and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/sussex.htm FHLFavorites.info].  

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Location of Sussex in England
Sussex is a former maritime county located in South East England and corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.

The historic county of Sussex has been divided into East and West since the 12th century, and obtained separate county councils in 1888, but it remained a single ceremonial county until 1974 and the coming into force of the Local Government Act 1972.

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Research Tools

Jurisdictions

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Sussex.

Civil Districts

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Sussex was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.  The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place. Click here to see a list of the civil districts in Sussex and the parishes covered by each.  Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes

See the parishes of Sussex.

Probate Jurisdictions

Before 1858, every town and parish in Sussex was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.  To read more about probate records and see a list of Sussex towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Sussex Probate Records.


Websites

These websites contain information of value for Sussex research:

To view a brief list of additional web sites and/or web pages for Sussex and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.


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