SFHG - Sussex Reference and General Interest

Sussex Reference and General InterestRefMediaThe M.J. Burchall CollectionPrice Qty
Sussex History 1870 by Mark Anthony Lower 2 volumesMJB2CD-ROM A 2 volume book scanned on to 1 CD, .pdf reader required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Association Oath Rolls for Sussex and Cinque Ports 1696MJB3CD-ROM A full transcript of all the Sussex (and Cinque Ports) men who signed an Oath of Allegiance to King William III in 1696 following an attempted assassination. Men (over age 20) including clergy are listed in the place they signed, and only 5% signed by mark. Michael Burchall has transcribed all these signatures from the originals at the National Archives and he writes a full historical introduction and gives a potted biography of major office bearers. Sussex is one of the first counties where names have been abstracted. These Oath Rolls of 1696 fill the gap between the Hearth Tax Lists of the 1660s and the Land Tax Lists of 1785 (extracted by the Sussex Record Society). .pdf word-searchable CD requiring Adobe Reader Version 9 or later. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
East Sussex Bastardy Papers 1594-1845MJB4CD-ROM Chronological extracts from East Sussex Record Office by Michael J Burchall FSG, .pdf reader required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
East Sussex Removal Orders 1662-1862 MJB5CD-ROM Approximately 10,000 East Sussex Removal Orders 1662-1862 transcribed from original records by Michael Burchall FSG, mostly at East Sussex Record Office, but also at West Sussex, Kent and Surrey Record Offices. Families are listed in both dispatching and receiving parish, .pdf reader required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Eastern Sussex Settlement Certificates and Parish Apprentices 1575-1837 MJB6CD-ROM Settlement Certificates and Bonds 1651-1834 and Parish Apprentices 1575-1837 transcribed from original records by Michael Burchall FSG, .pdf reader required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Assizes 1625 - 1800 MJB7CD-ROM Abstracts of 2718 cases tried between 1625 and 1800 at the higher Assize Courts held in Lent and Summer at Horsham (which had the county gaol from 1541), East Grinstead (a popular venue for Justices before turnpike roads) and Lewes. The CD complements the classic "Millennium of Facts of The History of Horsham and Sussex 947-1947 compiled by William Albery. It also includes a list of Burials of prisoners from Horsham Gaol, and the old and new references to Assize Indictment Files in The National Archives with Dates and Places held, as well as a Surname Index. The CD is a word-searchable document in PDF requiring Adobe Reader version 9 or later. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Church Court Deponents 1556- 1694 MJB8CD-ROM The archives of the Sussex Church Courts are most interesting for local and family historians. Cases (known as Causes) could be brought by individuals or by direct summons from the court. Cases covered tithes, church repairs, pew allocation, probate, morality, matrimony, clergy responsibilities and even bewitching. Michael J Burchall FSG has extracted from the original records in West Sussex Record Office details of people who made depositions which include name, trade, age, birthplace and residences. Word searchable .pdf CD. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Criminals and Victims 1767-1799MJB9CD-ROM CD arranged by date extracted by Michael J Burchall FSG, from original records in East Sussex Record Office. Detailed abstracts from Quarter Sessions at Chichester, Horsham, Lewes and Petworth listing the Charge, Offenders, Victims, Jurors and the Verdict and the Punishment. Nearly 15,000 persons are named and indexed. It is a word searchable .pdf file requiring Adobe Reader Ver.7 or later. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Criminals and Victims 1800-1825 MJB10CD-ROM A CD arranged by date extracted by Michael J Burchall FSG, from original records in East Sussex Record Office. Detailed abstracts from Quarter Sessions at Chichester, Horsham, Lewes and Petworth listing the Charge, Offenders, Victims, Jurors and the Verdict and the Punishment. Over 30,000 persons are named and indexed. It is a word searchable .pdf file requiring Adobe Reader Ver.5 or later. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Criminals and Victims 1826-1850 MJB11CD-ROM Calendared CD extracted by Michael J Burchall FSG of Quarter Sessions at Chichester, Horsham, Lewes and Petworth from records in East Sussex Record Office. Detailed abstracts listing the Charge, Offenders, Victims, Jurors and the Verdict with the Punishment. It has many more cases than the two CDs covering earlier periods though the same price. The series has up to a quarter of a million names and is word searchable to find a person, crime, location or date etc. An invaluable reference tool for local and family historians and other researchers of this quarter century when Sussex was rapidly changing from a mediaeval to a more modern administration. .pdf file requiring Adobe Reader Ver.7 or later. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Nonconformists RegistersMJB12CD-ROM Over 50 Sussex Nonconformist Chapel pre-1837 Registers - mainly baptisms and burials - transcribed by Michael Burchall from 1977. Set out in alphabetical order by place, then date. Full search facility for names, occupations and places. .pdf reader is required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Convicts Transported to Australia 1789-1867 MJB13CD-ROM Sussex Convicts Transported to Australia from 1789-1867 is extracted from the National Archives original records (HO11) and referenced to many subsequent secondary sources. The Introduction gives the history of transportation back to 1248. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Medieval Sheriffs of Sussex and Surrey 1066-1400 MJB14CD-ROM A detailed historical study by Michael Burchall FSG listing all the Sheriffs and explaining their role. 138 pages. .pdf reader required. Fully referenced and searchable by name, place and subject. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.8.25
Sussex Poor 1 1661-1800 MJB15CD-ROM Full details of 8000 Quarter Session cases involving 20,000 people (criminals and victims, apprentices, bastardy, lunatics, settlement, workhouses, gaols, soldiers ..) from all nine Sussex venues. Transcribed and indexed by Michael Burchall FSG. Fully searchable. .pdf reader required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
The Sussex Poor 2 1801-1850 MJB16CD-ROM Edited abstracts of all the poor law cases dealt with by justices at Quarter Sessions covering the whole county of Sussex for the period 1801-1850, following on Michael Burchall's earlier CD (BPS6). The Introduction outlines the changing statutes concerning the three major categories of vagrants: idle and disorderly persons, rogues and beggars, and incorrigible rogues. .pdf reader Ver.5 or later is required, word searchable. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Genealogical Centre 1979-1986MJB17CD-ROM including facsimiles of over 1600 typed pages of the 27 editions of The Sussex Genealogist and Local Historian, 10 Occasional Papers, and the 1986 Family History Annual. Compiled by Michael Burchall. Searchable pdf CD. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
West Sussex Land Tax 1815 MJB20CD-ROM To celebrate the bicentenary, Michael Burchall has transcribed another annual Land Tax for West Sussex, following his previous one for 1805. Full details have been transcribed from digital copies of the handwritten returns at WSRO on over 300 pages and indexed with a useful historical Introduction. Since 1973 Michael Burchall has been transcribing Land Tax returns with other SFHG Members which were published in early editions of the SFHG Journal "Sussex Family Historian" and included East Sussex places from Albourne to Brighton until the enormity of the project overtook them. Sussex Record Society have published the returns for 1785 only in two books at 20 each. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
Sussex Lay Subsidy1552MJB21CD-ROM Transcribed by Michael J Burchall, FSG, from the original records in the National Archives, together with an Introduction and Surname Index as well as Search Instructions and Links to other Websites. Men (and a few women) are listed with their Assessment and Payment which is totalled for each Parish. This tax replaced the earlier relief in Edward VI's reign and was the fourth payment in 1552 of the original tax of 1549. It was levied on goods worth more than Ten Pounds for native-born and double that for foreigners. Aliens (and denizens without moveable goods worth between 20 shillings [1] and 10) were assessed and paid 12d (pence) in the pound (5%) or a poll tax of 8d per head if they did qualify on moveable goods. .pdf reader is required. Published by Parish Register Transcription Society.10.75
1774-1871 Sussex and Home Counties Directories & Poll BooksPODRSCD-ROM A composite CD of ten previously issued mini-CDs of scanned pages from Sussex 1823-4 Pigot Directory; Six Home Counties 1851 Post Office Directory; Sussex 1851,1859, 1871 Post Office Directories; Chichester 1804 Seagrave Guide and Directory; Sussex Poll 1774 & 1832; Lewes Poll 1802-26; Brighton Poll 1847 & 1852. While Directories give a full flavour of a place at a certain time, Poll Books list only property-owning males, but do mention whom they voted for ! Published by SFHG & Parish Register Transcription Society.5.75