Denton, Sussex Family History Guide

Denton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1567
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1593

Nonconformists include:

Parishes Adjacent to Denton

  • Newhaven
  • South Heighton
  • Bishopstone
  • Alciston
  • Alfriston

Historical Descriptions of Denton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DENTON, a parish in Lewes district, Sussex; on the river Ouse and the Newhaven railway, 1¼ mile N of Newhaven r. station, and 5 SSE of Lewes. Post town, Newhaven, under Lewes. Acres, 1,008. Real property, £1,187. Pop., 206. Houses, 35. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the duchy of Lancaster. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £240. Patron, Miss E. W. Catt.

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 Denton

Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Sussex
Civil Registration District: Lewes
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Lewes
Diocese: Chichester
Rural Deanery: Pevensey
Poor Law Union: Newhaven
Hundred: Bishopstone
Province: Canterbury