All Saints, (Blackham)

Denomination:

Anglican.

Internet:

A Church Near You (Church of England site for this church).

Address:

Blackham, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 549805, 140175, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Incumbents:

Currently there is no incumbent information available.

Registers:

Baptisms:

There is 1 baptism in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.

Burials:

There is 1 burial in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.

Marriages:

There is 1 marriage in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.

Images:

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There is 1 image of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1902.

Architect: Lacy W Ridge.

Style: Lancet of stone with west octagonal bell turret.

Current use: Worship.

Documents:

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Publications:

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

Notes:

The first church on the site was an iron structure of 120 sittings erected in 1884. It was built by the Rev. Rudston-Read, funded by himself, at a cost of £331 6s 3d. He died on 29th February 1892 and is buried in the churchyard at Withyham.
The foundation stone for the new church was laid on 23rd September 1901 by the Archdeacon of Lewes, consecration by the Bishop of Lewes followed on 30th April 1902.
The first burial at All Saints was on the 15th March 1918, Ernest Baldwin aged 33, and in the same year, 29th July, the church was licenced for marriages, the first occurring on the 21st September of that year between Laura Sales and Herbert William French.

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