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Obituary: Bev Peas, by Judy Excell, published March 2005 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 16 no. 5, article, p.206) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860] & The Keep [LIB/508838] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

The Sussex People Index, by Judy Excell, published June 2014 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 21 no. 2, article, pp.61-63) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/508981]
When I mention the Sussex People Index I am often asked: "What is the Sussex People Index?" This is actually a tricky question to answer and I usually start by saying what it does not contain, namely: baptisms, burials, census, and pre 1837 marriages, these being catered for elsewhere.
The Sussex People Index started as references to names occurring in Sussex found by Frank Leeson and his team of Marriage Indexers. When the Sussex Marriage Index was published I offered to take over the remaining slips and many volunteers made database entries for me. It now has approximately 137,400 entries referring to about 242,000 people for at least 12,450 surnames and 7,700 locations (property names, hamlets).
The sources vary considerably; there are names from various Sussex Record Society volumes, East Sussex Parish Apprenticeships 1575-1844, Bankrupts 1731-1789 from the Gentleman's Magazine, names from Michael Burchall's Sussex Genealogist and Local Historian, from various books, from newspapers, information from BMD certificates as sent in by various people, some pedlars' certificates/licences for East Sussex. A major source is Wills, as provided by Rosie Ansell ([email protected]); the names in SPI are not just of the testators but legatees, witnesses, tenants and anyone else mentioned.

Sussex People Index, by Judy Excell, published March 2017 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 22 no. 5, article, pp.206-207) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860]