Albourne, (West Sussex)

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Albourne is a small village near Hurstpierpoint. The parish church is much restored however there is an unusual 13th century pointed arch behind the altar.

The 17th century Bishop's Palace in the village is supposed to have been built by Archbishop Juxon, who attended Charles I at his execution and escaped the Roundhead soldiers by disguising himself as a bricklayer. The house contains a priest's hole.

Places of worship:

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

St Bartholomew

Census returns:

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

People born in this parish but residing elsewhere:

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1851 census.

3 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1861 census.

2 individuals in the OPC Database for the 1871 census.


Grid reference: 526500, 116500 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Militia records etc:

Roll of Honour have details of the war memorial

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 7 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.

1641 Protestation Returns:

There are 33 protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.


The OPC database contains 11 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.

Parish histories:

Albourne Parish Council have a site which includes a parish history


There are 9 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

Postal directories:

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

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

1909 Kelly's Directory for Albourne

1911 Kelly's Directory for Albourne

1851 Post Office Directory for Albourne


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

There are no articles about this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

There are 2 people 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 1 will which mention this parish.

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