West Sussex Record Office

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3 Orchard Street
PO19 1DD

Correspondence address:

County HallChichester West SussexPO19 1RN

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Telephone: 01243 753 602

Fax: 01243 533 959

Email: record.office@westsussex.gov.uk

Open: Tuesday-Friday: 9.15-4.45; Saturday: 9.15-12.30, 1.30-4.30

Closed: two weeks early December, bank holiday weekends

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From Monday, 1 August 2016, the Record Office is closed on Mondays and late night Thursday opening has been suspended

  • No original documents (including maps) production between 12.15pm and 1.30pm, or after 4.15pm (4.00pm on Saturdays), with the exception of those that have been pre-ordered
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  • ARCHON code: 182

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    Businesses (256)

    Organisations (987)

    Persons (649)

    Diaries (76)

    Families (106)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (270)


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