Dallington, Sussex Family History Guide

Dallington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1643
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Parishes Adjacent to Dallington

  • Warbleton
  • Wartling
  • Penhurst
  • Burwash
  • Brightling
  • Ashburnham
  • Herstmonceux
  • Battle

Historical Descriptions of Dallington

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DALLINGTON, a parish in Battle district, Sussex; 5½ miles SW of Etchingham r. station, and 6 NW of Battle. It has a post office under Hurst-Green. Acres, 2,873. Real property, £2,572. Pop., 591. Houses, 113. The property is divided among a few. The area was once part of the Great Forest. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £182. Patron, the Earl of Ashburnham. The church is good; and its tower commands a grand view. Sir Joseph Jekyll was a native.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910

Maps of Dallington

Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Sussex
Civil Registration District: Battle
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Diocese: Chichester
Rural Deanery: Dallington
Poor Law Union: Battle
Hundred: Hawkesborough; Netherfield
Province: Canterbury