St John the Baptist, (Sedlescombe)




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

Grid reference: 577700, 118850, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


List of Rectors from a board in the church


Earliest Register: 1559.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 5 marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

Monumental inscriptions:

There is 1 monumental inscription in the OPC database.


The old Roughwood Churches Album has images and notes about this church.

There are 5 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST. Restored in 1866-74. E.E. church with Perp. additions. The curious cover of the font (Perp.) is of remarkable form, with a door to reach into the font. The sedilia are E.E. In N. aisle is iron slab to one of the Bishop family; in chancel, mural tablet to Colonel Thomas Sackville, 1692.


There is 1 document concerning this church in the OPC database.


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

There is 1 article about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

Other links:

The OPC has the following parish registers on film, publication: Salt Lake City [Utah] : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993 Physical on 2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm (East Sussex Record Office no.: 481/1-5)
1558 - 1725 ~ Baptisms, marriages, burials
1678 - 1784 ~ Baptisms & burials (another copy)
1678 - 1754 ~ Marriages (another copy)
1708 - 1750 ~ Collections
1715 - 1802 ~ Baptisms & burials
1754 - 1882 ~ Marriages
1754 - 1812 ~ Marriages
1803 - 1812 ~ Baptisms, burials
1813 - 1901 ~ Marriages
1813 - 1875 ~ Baptisms
1804 - 1870 ~ Banns
1813 - 1873 ~ Burials

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