Worthing, (West Sussex)

OPC for Worthing is : Barrie Keech

Email: Barrie Keech.

Web site: http:\\www.barriesgenealogy.co.uk.

Other Worthing parishes:

Worthing, Christ Church, Worthing, St George, Worthing, St Paul.

Ancient parish:

Worthing was created from the parish of Broadwater.

Places of worship:

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

Baptist Church

Baptist Church

Clifton Hall

Congregational Chapel

Congregational Church

Ebenezer Strict Baptist Chapel

Evangelical Protestant Chapel

Gospel Hall

Gospel Hall

Methodist Chapel

Methodist Church

Methodist Church, Tarring Road

New Street Chapel

Newland Road Mission

Primitive Methodist Church

Providence Chapel

Salvation Army Citadel

Sion Convent Chapel

St Andrew the Apostle

St James Hall

Tabernacle Chapel

The Chapel, GFS Home, Orchard Place

Veritas (Unity) Hall

West Worthing Tabernacle

Worthing Tabernacle

Census returns:

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

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

4 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

6 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1871 census.

3 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1881 census.

1 individual in the OPC Database for the 1891 census.


Grid reference: 514500, 103500 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Militia records etc:

Roll of Honour have details of people listed on the Boer War Memorial on the seafront

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 145 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 473 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.

Parish histories:

Local Histories by Tim Lambert has a history of Worthing


There are 444 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

Roughwood Postcard Album has a nice image of the Lifeboat House, Worthing, complete with crew

Roughwood Postcard Album has images of Salvington windmill, near Worthing

Postal directories:

The OPC database contains 173 postal directory entries for this parish, (breakdown below).

173 entries from the 1823 Pigot's Directory of Sussex.

The OPC database contains the following directory sections which cover this parish.

1823 Pigot's Directory of Sussex for Worthing.

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


There are 11 books about this parish in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There are 25 articles about this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

There are 85 people from this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Society Members Index.


The OPC database contains 5 wills of people who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains 3 wills which mention this parish.

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