Dallington, (East Sussex)

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Dallington is a quiet, pretty place, off the main road and located in an idyllic spot in rural Sussex.

In 1864 the original church of St Giles was dismantled and rebuilt with only the crenulated tower and the spire surviving into the new building. The spire is a rarity in Sussex, as it is tiled in stone.

On the west face of the tower are the carved shield and buckle symbol of the Pelham family. Sir John Pelham fought in the battle of Poiters in 1356.

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In a field north of the B2096 lies the "Sugar Loaf", one of the follies of Mad Jack Fuller who lived in nearby Brightling.

Places of worship:

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

Bethlehem Chapel

St Giles

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Census returns:

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

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

27 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

1 individual in the OPC Database for the 1871 census.


Grid reference: 565500, 119500 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Militia records etc:

Great War Churches have photos of Dallington

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 78 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.

1641 Protestation Returns:

There are no protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.


The OPC database contains 3 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.


There are 31 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

POWPics (The new Roughwood churches album) contains 1 photographs of churches in this parish. This album will also display any postcards or other images of churches which are in the Sussex OPC database.

Postal directories:

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

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


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 is 1 person from this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Society Members Index.


The OPC database contains 1 will of someone who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains 4 wills which mention this parish.

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