The Parish Churches of Hooe and Ninfield

Diocese of Chichester

The Rural Deanery of Battle  and Bexhill



St. Mary the Virgin, Ninfield

St. Oswald's, Hooe

Priest in Charge

Rev Paul Frostick

Airthrey House

18 The Ridings

Bexhill on Sea

East Sussex, TN39 5HU

( 01424 218126

email :

Urgent notices, changes, cancellations etc

This is the first place to look if you want up to date information

The 2nd & 5th Sunday of the month are combined services

click here to see service times


Pew sheets - the latest and also recent weekly sheets can be viewed by clicking here

Parish News is now available on line - you can browse the current copy and back copies from 2011 by clicking here


both PCC's follow the Diocesan Guidelines on Safeguarding

If you have any concerns about safeguarding in the Diocese you can read the current policy documents by clicking below
Diocesan Safeguarding Policy Documents

If you would like to read the Church of England's national safeguarding policy document, Protecting all God's Children please click here or on the link below
Protecting all God's Children




Want to talk about a Wedding or Baptism at either St Mary's or St Oswald's?

 Then either phone or Email Churchwardens ~ contact details are above.

Want to know about the Ninfield & Hooe Churchyard regulations? - click here

Full document of Chancellor's General Directions concerning Churches and Churchyards - click here



If you are researching your family, the only records held in the Parishes are the burial registers which date back to the late 19th century. Please Email Simon regarding these enquiries and it will be dealt with as soon as possible. If you are planning a trip, especially from abroad, then please Email before you leave home and arrange a visit rather than leaving it to chance and being disappointed.

Other information is held at the East Sussex Records Office, The Keep, Woollards Way, Brighton BN1 9BP. ( 01273 482349. This new centre opens on 19th November 2013. The website is -



St. Mary's Website

St. Oswald's Website