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The Rev. Henry Michell, by Mark Antony Lower, published 1865 in The Worthies of Sussex (pp.229-230) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 3208][Lib 3233][Lib 3304] & The Keep [LIB/503515][LIB/504913]

Cuckfield Families: The Michells, by Col. F. W. T. Attree, F.S.A., published 1910 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 53, article, pp.109-130) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2138] & The Keep [LIB/500271] & S.A.S. library

Cuckfield Families. the Michells, by F. W. T. Attree, published 1924 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 65, notes & queries, pp.257-258) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2150] & The Keep [LIB/500283] & S.A.S. library

Stammerham, by H. M., published May 1926 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. I no. 2, note, pp.58-59) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8950] & The Keep [LIB/500203] & S.A.S. library

Richard Michell, Curate of East Dean and Friston, 1779-1790, by Rev. A. A. Evans, published 1940 (4 pp.) accessible at: British Library & East Sussex Libraries

John Machell, M.P. Horsham, by W. H. Challen, published November 1964 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. XVI no. 4, article, pp.114-121) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8234] & The Keep [LIB/500218] & S.A.S. library

Victorian Horsham - The Diary of Henry Michell 1809-1874, edited by Kenneth Neale, published 1975 (Chichester: Phillimore & Co., ISBN-10: 0850332281 & ISBN-13: 9780850332285) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 6141] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Henry Michell's diary offers new insights into 19th-century Horsham. His attitudes and aspirations show the Victorian middle-class environment in which he lived. His interests ranged over the major issues of as well as upon subject matter of more immediate relevance to Sussex. The book will thus be of interest to historians and to a reading public that enjoys social history and biographical literature. The scope of the diary and Michell's life embraces the Corn Law controversy, the railway 'mania', the American Civil War, Parliamentary reform, and the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Twice a Mrs. Evershed: A Mitchell Family History, by P. B. Evershed, published March 1989 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 8 no. 5, article, pp.198-199) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10736] & The Keep [LIB/501260] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
Richard and Anne Mitchell of Storrington had nine children between 1804 - 1819. The oldest, Jane, married George Evershed in 1832 and then married John Evershed in 1841. Article covers the years 1776 - 1941 in the parishes of Storrington and Eastbourne and Philadelphia, USA.

A Sussex Man Among the Wild Geese, by Miss Stephanie Robertson, published June 1997 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 12 no. 6, article, pp.227-229) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14879] & The Keep [LIB/508813] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
John Mitchell (c.1723-1747) of Petworth joined the Irish Brigade on 12 May 1747 to fight at the Battle of Lafelt on 2 July 1747 where he was killed in action.

Mitchell Trails and Trials, by Barbara Sanders, published December 2000 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 14 no. 4, article, p.135) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14881] & The Keep [LIB/508823] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
Walter Henry Bedwell married Annie Elizabeth Mitchell at Norwood (Croydon) Surrey in 1878 and then married her sister Charlotte at Putney in 1897. Walter died in 1898.

The family scandal, by Julie Mitchell, published March 2003 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 15 no. 5, article, pp.222-223) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15249] & The Keep [LIB/508827] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
Margarett Holmes, born 1 September 1864 in Hurstpierpoint the daughter of Edmund Holmes and Elizabeth née Miller, gave birth to Ethel Violet Angelo Holmes on 15 February 1881 in Brighton. Ethel's father remains a mystery. In 1890 Margarett married Henry Thomas Packham in London and Ethel married Harry Richard Mitchell in 1906.

Which Mitchells are ours?, by Sylvia Haseltine, published June 2004 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 16 no. 2, article, pp.80-81) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860] & The Keep [LIB/508835] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
The Horsham Mitchells starting with Matthew Mitchell who married Diana Peter(s) in Oct 1810 at Slinfold.

Sam Mitchell, 1852-1940, by Julie Mitchell, published March 2008 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 18 no. 1, article, pp.30-37) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860] & The Keep [LIB/508968] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
Sam MITCHELL was for 20 years from 1875 assistant to Horsham's first Town Clerk, and as Clerk he served the town for a further 24 years. The extensive reports in the local paper of his resignation and obituary give a unique insight into his life in Horsham at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
Sam was born in Horsham in August 1852, the son of Isaac and Emily MITCHELL. Isaac was a brewer. Emily was Isaac's second wife (his first wife Harriet HULL had died in childbirth) and the mother of his three children Sam, Walter Edward, who became a drapers assistant, and Lewis Murray, who was a carpenter like his grandfather William WADEY.

A Noble in the family?, by Julie Mitchell, published September 2008 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 18 no. 3, article, pp.138-139) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860] & The Keep [LIB/508970] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
Whilst browsing through the MITCHELL family trees on one of the subscriber websites, looking for details of my great-uncle, Alfred MITCHELL, I found details of another Alfred one generation further back, my great-grand father' s brother.
I knew that great-grandfather Frederick MITCHELL's brother Alfred married Sophia from Horsted Keynes and they had two children, Lillian and Bernard. I had not managed to find Sophia or their marriage in Horsham or Horsted Keynes.
This family tree on the website showed Alfred married to Sophia Coleman NOBLE. Their children were Lillian and Bernard, Alfred's parents and grandparents also matched my records.

Online Research helped by that done 50 years ago, by Richard Mitchell, published December 2016 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 22 no. 4, article, pp.178-181) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860] & The Keep [LIB/509472]
Research into a family tree of Burstow, Mitchell and Penfold

Distant Connections, by Richard Mitchell, published June 2017 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 22 no. 6, article, pp.253-256) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860]