Jevington, Sussex Family History Guide

Jevington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Sussex.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1661
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1606

Nonconformists include:

Parishes Adjacent to Jevington

  • Friston
  • Wilmington
  • Folkington
  • Willingdon
  • West Dean
  • Arlington
  • Lullington
  • Hailsham
  • Litlington

Historical Descriptions of Jevington

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

JEVINGTON, a parish in Eastbourne district, Sussex; among the South Down hills, 3 miles NW of Eastbourne, and 3 SW by S of Polegate r. station. Post town, Eastbourne. Acres, 2,099. Real property, £1,852. Pop., 263. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £400. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is ancient but good; has some features which are debatably Saxon or Norman; and includes, in the belfry wall, a fragment of an ancient sculpture representing the Saviour bruising the serpent's head. Charities £3, and alms-houses for 4 persons.

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

Parish Records

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England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910

Maps of Jevington

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Administration

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