Sussex Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  





England—Sussex

Explore research in Sussex.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Sussex research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Sussex ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Sussex.
    FS Wiki: Sussex England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Sussex research.









Goal 2: Learn about Sussex archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Sussex archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Sussex archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Sussex Archives and Libraries
  2. Learn about the resources available in the West Sussex Records office.
    West Sussex Records Office
  3. Learn about the resources available in the East Sussex "Keep".
    East Sussex - Family History
  4. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Sussex site.
  5. Search for free online books on Sussex research on the FamilySearch site.



Goal 3: Learn about Sussex civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Sussex civil registration.

  1. Browse the Sussex registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Sussex census records.

  1. Learn about Sussex Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes



Goal 4: Learn about Sussex church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Sussex church records.

  1. Get an overview of Sussex church records in this article.
    FS—Sussex Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Sussex site.
  3. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Sussex.

B. Explore Sussex cemetery records.

  1. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  2. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.




Goal 5: Learn about Sussex probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Sussex probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Sussex probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Sussex Probate Records
  2. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.



Goal 6: Learn about Sussex maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Sussex maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Sussex maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Sussex Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Sussex maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Sussex site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.






Goal 7: Learn about Sussex newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Sussex newspapers.

  1. Learn about Sussex newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Sussex Newspapers
  2. Search Sussex newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  3. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Sussex site.



Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Sussex research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 9: Search records from Sussex.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore collections on the Findmypast site.
  4. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.



Goal 10: Get help with your Sussex research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the County of Sussex Genealogical Research Group page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Ancestors and Genealogy page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Sussex research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Sussex research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Sussex research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Sussex research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Sussex genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Sussex in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Sussex Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Sussex site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.