Ashington is situated 49 miles south of London and about four miles from Steyning. The village originated as a chapelry of Washington, but became a stand alone parish in about 1190.
Church details, together with baptism, marriage, monumental inscription & burial records can be accessed by clicking on the church name.
The OPC Database has no census returns for people residing in this parish yet.
1 individual in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.
2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.
5 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1871 census.
3 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1881 census.
2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1891 census.
1 individual in the OPC Database for the 1901 census.
The OPC has the complete set of census returns for the parish and offers a look up service
Roll of Honour have details of people recorded on the memorial in the parish church
The OPC is also involved with a link up project (1997 ongoing) between Ashington (Northumberland) and Ashington in West Sussex.
The OPC has many old photographs and postcards, individual histories, tithe map and documentation, inventories and extracts from land tax documents.
Ashington Village website has interesting local information and some historical notes
The OPC database contains 29 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.
There are 33 protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.
The OPC database contains 46 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.
Interesting article about Ashington written by the OPC, with then and now photographs.
There are 7 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.
Ashington Mill - Photograph in the Roughwood Mill Album
The OPC database contains no postal directory entries for this parish.
The OPC has the Kelly's 1930/31 & 1939 directories and offers a look up service
1840 Pigot Directory for Ashington
1851 Post Office Directory for Ashington
1909 Kelly's Directory for Ashington
1911 Kelly's Directory for Ashington
There are no books about this parish in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.
There is 1 article 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 no wills of people who lived in this parish.
The OPC database contains no wills that mention this parish.
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