Southgate, (West Sussex)

The parish of Southgate covers 4 neighbourhoods in the south of Crawley: Southgate, Broadfield, Furnace Green and Tilgate. Broadfield is an urban area developed in the 1970s and 1980s in a series of estates. Southgate and Furnace Green are more suburban in their feel, built mainly in the 1960's and 1970's. Tilgate was the earliest of the neighbourhoods, built when Crawley was first conceived as a New Town in the 1950's.

Ancient parish:

Southgate was created from the parish of Crawley.

Places of worship:

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

Christ the Lord, Broadfield

Green Fields Baptist Church, Tilgate

Holy Trinity, Tilgate

New Life, Furnace Green

St Andrew, Furnace Green

St Bernadette, Tilgate

St Mary

Census returns:

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Grid reference: 526532, 135035 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

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1641 Protestation Returns:

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