St Margaret, (Eartham)




A Church Near You (Church of England site for this church).


Britten's Lane, Eartham, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 493500, 109500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1774.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C070421 (1591~1640, 1594 ~ 1640, 1662 ~ 1680, 1696~1880); E070421 (1591~1640, 1594 ~ 1640, 1662 ~ 1680, 1696~1880).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 151 marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070421 (1594 ~ 1640, 1662 ~ 1680, 1695 ~ 1877).

Monumental inscriptions:

There is 1 monumental inscription in the OPC database.


There is 1 image of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

This church has Nor. chancel arch; the rest of the building is restored E.E. There is a triplet of arches to chancel; the central one is Nor., the lateral ones may have been altar recesses orginally. Note the capitals. The reredos is striking, and there is a fine monument by Flaxman, to Thomas Hayley, son of William Hayley, the poet. Reg. 1813.


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

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


The early parish registers have unfortunately been lost.

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