St Mary, (Sidlesham)




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Grid reference: 485540, 99035, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Currently there is no incumbent information available.


Earliest Register: 1566.


There are 2814 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C039501 (1566 ~ 1812); E039501 (1566 ~ 1812); C071051 (1592 ~ 1616, 1813 ~ 1876).


There are 1666 burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 465 marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M071051 (1567 ~ 1650, 1662 ~ 1875).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


There are 2 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MARY. Restored in 1890. E.E. church with embattled tower and later additions. The original chancel is gone and the arch bricked up, so that the tower serves as chancel. There are some extraordinary 'churchwarden' windows. Note: curious old carved munument chest; mural monument with figures of George Taylor and his wife (1631); altar-tomb of Dame Betris Braye, daughter of Ralph Shirley (1532); old bells. Font, E.E., stands on its original steps. Reg. 1566.


There is 1 document concerning this church in the OPC database.


There are no books about this church in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There are no articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

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