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Culpepper Places in the Hawkhurst Area ( Kent and East Sussex) of England

Hawkhurst Area Index

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Arlington, East Sussex

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Benenden, Kent

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Biddenden, Kent
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All Saints' Church

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Cranbrook, Kent
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Coursehorn Manor

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Glassenbury Manor

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St. Dunstans Church

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Etchingham, East Sussex

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Folkington, East Sussex

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Goudhurst, Kent  
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Bedgebury Manor. A splendid old Culpeper estate.

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Bockingfold Manor

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St. Mary's Church. Has magnificent Culpeper monuments.

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Hawkhurst, Kent

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Newenden, Kent
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Lossenham Manor. A well-preserved home that was once owned by direct ancestors of the modern-day Culpeppers.

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St. Peter's Church

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Salehurst, East Sussex
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Great Wigsell. This most impressive manor was for 3 centuries the home of direct ancestors of the modern-day Culpeppers.

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Saint Mary the Virgin Church. Culpeper arms are carved on the porch.

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Rolvenden, Kent
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Great Maytham Hall. A huge Culpeper home, now open to the public.

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St. Mary the Virgin Church. Culpeper arms are prominently carved and painted on a most unusual Baptismal Font.

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Sandhurst, Kent

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Tenterden, Kent
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Heronden Manor. An old Culpeper home.

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Morghew Manor. An old Culpeper home.

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St. Mildred Church

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Ticehurst, East Sussex

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Wilmington, East Sussex

Miscellaneous Places

Temporary holding area for bits and pieces of text and links until research is completed and pages developed for each place.

Folkington, East Sussex

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Fairfax Harrison: "John12 (1568-1607) of Folkington, co. Sussex."

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1831 Topographical Dictionary:
Folkington, a parish in the hundred of Longbridge, rape of Pevensey, county of Sussex, 4 miles SSW from Haylsham, containing 186 inhabitants... The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is in the early style of English architecture, with later insertions.

Sandhurst, Kent 

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William10 will: "My manor of Heryngden  in Kent (Heronden Farm in Sandhurst, Kent) to John my son to pay my debts and legacies."

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Thomas12 of Wigsell 1513 will: "All timber on my mannor of Wigsell and on my mannor of Harrenden in Sandherst."

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National Grid Coordinates: TQ 821 277

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1831 Topographical Dictionary:
Sandhurst, a parish in the hundred of Selbrittenden, lathe of Scray, county of KENT, 7 miles (S.W. by W.) from Tenterden, containing 1182 inhabitants. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, is principally in the later style of English architecture. The river Kennet separates this extensive parish from the county of Sussex.

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Include Hidden Places of Kent, page 78-79.

Wilmington, East Sussex

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Harrison: "Thomas Culpeper (1543-1603) of Wilmington, co. Sussex, o. s. p.  He is named in his father's will (1559) as 'Thomas Culpeper my fifth son,' and in the will (1581) of John Sydley of Southfleet, as 'my brother-in-law, Mr. Thomas Colepepyr.' His mar. lic. at Canterbury, December 17, 1579, describes him as 'of Hawkhurst, gent.,' but he is named in the will of his brother, Francis (1590), as 'of Willmington, Sussex, esquire.' He died, 1603, and was buried at Wilmington, 'aged 60;' leaving a will which was proved as P. C. C. Bolein, 102.'

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1831 Topographical Dictionary:
Wilmington, a parish in the hundred of hundred of Longbridge, rape of Pevensey, county of Sussex, 4 miles SW from Hailsham, containing 321 inhabitants... The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is principally in the Norman style of architecture. A Benedictine priory, a cell to the abbey of Grestein in Normandy, was founded here in the time of William Rufus, which, at its suppression, was valued at two hundred and forty marks per annum, and sold by license of Henry IV. to the Dean and Chapter of Chichester, to whom it was confirmed by Henry V., towards founding a chantry of two priests in the cathedral church.

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Last Revised: 09 Jan 2006

 

 
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