Parish Church, (Chiddingly)




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Chiddingly, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 554500, 114500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.

Incumbents of the Parish Church


Earliest Register: 1621.


There are 2236 baptisms in the OPC database.

The OPC has transcribed the baptism register from 1846 - 1933 (in the East Sussex Records Office - PAR 292 1/2/2) and can offer a look up service

IGI Batches: C099681 (1621 ~ 1812); E099681 (1621 ~ 1812).


There are 36 burials in the OPC database.

The OPC has transcribed the burials register, 1813 - 1868 and has the register for 1869 - 1992 and can offer a look up service

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 13 marriages in the OPC database.

The OPC has transcribed the marriage register, 1754 - 1812 and can offer a look up service

IGI Batch: M099681 (1623 ~ 1846).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are 2 monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


POWPics (The New Roughwood Church Album) contains 10 photographs of this church. This album will also display any postcards or other images of the church which are in the Sussex OPC database.

There are 10 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

The church is mainly E.E. with Dec. tower and stone spire (128 feet high), and some Perp. details. There is a fine monument to Sir John Fefferay, Baron of the Exchequer, and his wife, erected in 1612; and a slab to the memory of the founder of the Jefferay family. Note: inscription to Mr. Thomas Eases, the non-juring vicar, 1717; and Pelham buckles on the tower.


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 4 articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

Other links:

The Church Bells


Dedication unknown.

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