Oving, (West Sussex)

OPC for Oving is : Gill Shaw

Email: Gill Shaw.

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The parish church of St Andrew, Oving, is a cruciform building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of a chancel, north and south transepts, north porch, nave and a western tower with a spire containing 4 bells. The seven chancel windows are all memorials. The church was restored in 1881 when traces of a former 12th century church were unearthed.

Oving Manor House was built in the reign of Henry VII and was the property of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in the late 19th century, who were the Lords of the Manor.

The area of the parish, including Portfield, is 2989 acres of land and 19 acres of water.

Places of worship:

Church details, together with baptism, marriage, monumental inscription & burial records can be accessed by clicking on the church name.

St Andrew

Census returns:

The OPC Database has no census returns for people residing in this parish yet.

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

3 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1871 census.


Grid reference: 490050, 105000 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 37 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.

1641 Protestation Returns:

There are 89 protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.


The OPC database contains 9 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.


There are 6 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

Postal directories:

The OPC database contains no postal directory entries for this parish.

1867 Kelly's Directory for Oving is available on the GENUKI site

1911 Kelly's Directory for Oving

1909 Kelly's Directory for Oving

1851 Post Office Directory for Oving


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

There are 2 articles about this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

There are 2 people from this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Society Members Index.


The OPC database contains 2 wills of people who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains 1 will which mention this parish.

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