Worth, (West Sussex)

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St. Nicholas' Church is a beautiful Saxon Minster dating from the late tenth century which is internationally famous for its architecture. It has a fabulous Saxon chancel arch. It is interesting to note that the 1840 Pigot directory described this building as "inelegant" - how tastes have changed!

The building suffered a terrible fire in 1986, but has been fully restored.

Other Worth parishes:

Copthorne, Turners Hill.

Places of worship:

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

Christ Church, Pound Hill

Maidenbower Baptist Church

St Barnabas, Pound Hill

St Edward the Confessor, Pound Hill

St Nicholas

Worth Abbey Church

Census returns:

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

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

9 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

7 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

1 individual in the OPC Database for the 1881 census.


Grid reference: 530500, 136500 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 261 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 43 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.


There are 46 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

POWPics (The new Roughwood churches album) contains 1 photographs of churches in this parish. This album will also display any postcards or other images of churches which are in the Sussex OPC database.

Postal directories:

The OPC database contains no postal directory entries for this parish.

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

1840 Pigot Directory for Worth (etc)

1851 Post Office Directory for Worth


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

There are 19 articles about this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

There are 5 people from this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Society Members Index.


The OPC database contains 12 wills of people who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains 4 wills which mention this parish.

Interest in this parish:

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