Duncton Sussex Family History Guide

Duncton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Sussex, created in 1692 from Petworth Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1548
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1571

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Parishes Adjacent to Duncton

  • Petworth
  • Burton with Coates
  • Tillington
  • Up Waltham
  • Woolavington
  • Barlavington
  • Sutton

Historical Descriptions of Duncton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DUNCTON, a parish in Chichester district, Sussex; 1¾ mile SSW of Petworth r. station, and 3½ S by W of Petworth. Post town, Petworth. Acres, 1,324. Real property, £1,159. Pop., 258. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. Part of the land is common. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £387. Patron, Lord Leconfield. The church is tolerable. Vestiges of a Roman bath were found in 1812.

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 Duncton

Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Sussex
Civil Registration District: Chichester
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) of Chichester for the Archdeaconry of Chichester
Diocese: Chichester
Rural Deanery: Midhurst
Poor Law Union: Sutton
Hundred: Rotherbridge
Province: Canterbury