Danehill, Sussex Family History Guide

Danehill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Sussex, created in 1851 from a chapelry in Fletching Ancient Parish and Horsted Keynes Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1851
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1851

Nonconformists include: Strict Baptist

Parishes Adjacent to Danehill

  • Nutley
  • Horsted Keynes
  • Fletching
  • West Hoathly

Historical Descriptions of Danehill

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DANEHILL, a village, a chapelry, and a hundred in Sussex. The village stands 4½ miles S of East Grinstead r. station, and 6¼ NE of Cuckfield; and has a post office under Uckfield, and a fair on 25th July. The chapelry is in Fletching and Horsted-Keynes parishes; and was constituted in 1851. Pop., 963. Houses, 199. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £90. Patron, the Earl of Sheffield. The hundred is in Pevensey rape; bears the name of Danehill-Horsted; and contains three parishes. Acres, 6,832. Pop., 1,181. Houses, 195.

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 Danehill

Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Sussex
Civil Registration District: Cuckfield; Uckfield
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Diocese: Chichester
Rural Deanery: Pevensey
Poor Law Union: Uckfield
Hundred: Danehill Horsted; Rushmonden
Province: Canterbury