Find your ancestors in Eastbourne Baptisms, Bodle Street Green

Discover your ancestors who were baptized in Eastbourne, England between 1841 and 1996. The records may reveal when your relative was born and baptized, as well as details of their parents.

Each record comprises a transcript of the original register. The amount of information listed varies, but the records usually include a combination of the following information about your ancestor:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Birth date
  • Baptism year
  • Baptism date
  • Baptism place
  • Father’s first name(s)
  • Father’s occupation
  • Mother’s first name(s)
  • Relationship (son or daughter)
  • Residence
  • County
  • Country

Discover more about these records

The record set comprises 1,328 records.

These records date from 1841 to 1996.

Of all the listed fathers’ occupations, there are 185 farmers, 598 labourers, two munitions makers, one soldier, and a number of servants, butlers, grocers and grocers’ assistants, among other jobs.


Eastbourne is a large town and borough in East Sussex. It’s a famous seaside resort, located on the south coast of England. Eastbourne contains the town of Polegate, as well as the civil parishes of Willingdon and Jevington, Stone Cross, Pevensey, Westham and Pevensey Bay village. All of these form part of the Wealden district.

Wealden is a local government district that was formed on 1 April 1974, when Hailsham and Uckfield rural district councils merged. Wealden is one of three districts in East Sussex: Lewes and Rother are the others.