Nuthurst, (West Sussex)

OPC for Nuthurst is : Margett McConnell

Email: Margett McConnell.

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Nuthurst village is one of several distinct hamlets within the parish of Nuthurst, which comprises Maplehurst, Mannings Heath, Copsale, Monks Gate and Sedgwick, all immediately south east of Horsham.

Evidence of the existence of a church here goes back to around 1130, although it is likely a place of worship was on the site long before then.

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The inside of the church was much restored by the Victorians and contains some lovely modern glass.

The village of Nuthurst also has some attractive 16th century buildings, including the timber framed Black Horse Inn.

Places of worship:

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

Congregational Mission Chapel, Maplehurst

Holy Nativity, Copsale

St Andrew

The Good Shepherd, Mannings Heath

Wesleyan Chapel, Manning's Heath

Census returns:

People residing in the parish:

755 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1841 census.

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

14 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

3 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1881 census.

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1891 census.


Grid reference: 519500, 126500 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 60 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.

1641 Protestation Returns:

There are 103 protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.


The OPC database contains 17 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.


There are 7 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

Postal directories:

The OPC database contains 1 postal directory entry for this parish, (breakdown below).

1 entry from the 1791 Universal British Directory.

1851 Post Office Directory for Nuthurst


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

There are 4 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 no wills of people who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains 2 wills which mention this parish.

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