William Culpeper Leather-seller of London1

Male, #8874, (before 26 Oct 1637 - circa Dec 1694)
Father*Sir Thomas Culpeper of Folkington, co. Sussex (c 1600 - b 19 Mar 1639)
Mother*Elizabeth Goodridge (s 1611 - b 5 May 1638)
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Colepeper. 
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Baptism26 Oct 1637 He was baptized at Wilmington, co. Sussex, England, on 26 Oct 1637.  
Birth*before 26 Oct 1637 William was born at Folkington, co. Sussex, England, before 26 Oct 1637. 
Probate9 Feb 1662/63 He is mentioned in the probate of the estate of an unknown person on 9 Feb 1662/63.2 
Will9 Mar 1663 He is mentioned in the will of Mary Austin on 9 Mar 1663.3 
Marriage*after 1664 He married Fridiswide Ellis after 1664. 
Death*circa Dec 1694 He died circa Dec 1694. 
Probate*15 Jan 1695 Probate action was taken on William's estate on 15 Jan 1695 at Lewes, co. Sussex, England,

Lewes, A. 12, 86. 
Biography* Of William, the fourth son of Sir Thomas Colepeper of Folkington, born 1637, we have discovered at present no further records, but he was probably the citizen and leather-seller of London mentioned in the Close Roll of 1658, and was possibly the father of Anne, wife of James Hougham, M.D., of Ditchling, and mother of Culpeper Hougham, as William Culpeper’s sister Anne married John Honey, of Ditchling, Esq., who in his will, dated 7 Nov 1694, proved at Lewes 15 Jan 1694/5, mentions his kinsman Culpeper (blank in transcript but ? Hougham) and one of the witnesses James Hougham. (Source: The Sussex Colepepers-I, page 81). 

Family

Fridiswide Ellis (say 1645 - )
Marriage*after 1664 He married Fridiswide Ellis after 1664. 
Child
ChartsThe 12th century Culpepers of England: Descendant Chart (16 generations, Males only)
The Culpepers of Hollingbourne, co. Kent, England (Possibly extinct): Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
  2. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
    Pages 77-78.
  3. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
    Pp 77-78. The will of Mary Austin Culpeper dated 9 Mar 1663, and proved 14 May 1664, by Nathaniel Parker and Wm. Ellis.