More Sussex records from Ancestry

East Sussex, England, Wills and Probate, 1518-1858

This index includes 183,021 probate records made up of wills, inventories, and administrations proved in the Church Courts of the Archdeaconry of Chichester and Lewes, Deanery of South Malling and the Deanery of Battle from the 14th century to 1858.

An index entry might appear like:

Name William Knight
Record Type Probate
Will Place Sussex, England
Probate Date 15 Nov 1785
Probate Place Sussex, England
Description Archdeaconry of Lewes: Original Wills, Registered

It’s linked to an image of the original — reading it is sure to be a challenge.

West Sussex, England, Marriage Licences, Wills and Probate, 1521-1858
This collection includes marriage licences, wills and probate records from West Sussex, England, dated between 1521 and 1858,  155,661 records in total.

Here’s an example of the index

Name Mary Knight
Record Type Probate
Residence Place Wisborough Green
Will Place Sussex, England
Probate Date 1 Dec 1841

It’s also linked to an image of the original, the full text of which which may be before the page you’re initially taken to.


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