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Records for the area administered by the present day East Sussex County Council are held at the East Sussex Records Office - see below for contact details

In general, records for the area administered by the present day West Sussex County Council are held at the West Sussex Records Office - this record office however holds church records for all the Diocese of Chichester which extends to both parts of Sussex - see below for contact details

   
   
   
  EAST SUSSEX RECORD OFFICE
  managed by East Sussex County Council
   
  Address The East Sussex Record Office,
The Maltings,
Castle Precincts,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN7 1YT
   
  Telephone

(01273) 482349

  Fax (01273) 482341
  E-Mail archives@eastsussexcc.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon 8:45 - 4:45
    Tue 8:45 - 4:45
    Wed 9:30 - 4:45
    Thu 8:45 - 4:45
    Fri 8:45 - 4:15
    Sat Second in the month: 9:00 - 1:00 / 2:00 - 4:45
    Sun Closed
       
  Research £23.50 per hour (maximum 2 hours)
  Services  
   
  Web Site Contains summary information on visiting, services offered and archives held
    Home Page
    Sources Held - summary guide to holdings with link to a PDF document containing a comprehensive list of holdings
    Research Services - summary guide with link to downloadable request form
    Visiting Guide - guide to using and booking the facilities provided
    Directions - link to multimap provided street map
   
   
   
  WEST SUSSEX RECORD OFFICE
  managed by West Sussex County Council
   
  Address West Sussex Record Office
County Hall
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1RN
   
  Telephone (01243) 753600
  Fax (01243) 533959
  E-Mail records.office@westsussex.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon 9:15 - 4:45
    Tue 9:15 - 4:45
    Wed 9:15 - 4:45
    Thu 9:15 - 4:45
    Fri 9:15 - 4:45
    Sat 9:15 - 12:30 / 1:30 - 4:30
    Sun Closed
   
  Research £25 per hour
  Services  
   
  Web Site Contains summary information on visiting, services offered and archives held
    Home Page
    Sources Held - set of summary guides to main family history holdings (parish registers, nonconformist registers, wills, etc.)
    Research Services - guide to services offered with link to request form
    Visiting Guide - brief guide to proof of identity requirements, facilities provided, car parking
    Directions - includes link to street map showing location of record office
   
   
   
 
This page last updated: 2 March 2006