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John Sharpeigh

John Sharpeigh

Male Abt 1520 - 1580  (~ 60 years)

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  • Name John Sharpeigh 
    Born Abt 1520 
    Gender Male 
    Bequest 30 Mar 1548  [1
    In his father, Laurence Sharpey's will 
    • He inherited his father's lands and tenements in the parishes of Goudhurst, Marden and Horsmonden.
    Name John Sharppy  [2, 3
    Name John Sharpye  [1
    Name John Sherppye  [4
    Will 27 Sep 1580  [2
    Buried 7 Oct 1580  Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Probate 18 Nov 1580  Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • His executors were his sons, Alexander and Richard Sharppy.
    Person ID I9026  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Lawrence Sharpeigh,   b. Abt 1480,   d. Abt 1552, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Robertes 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth,   bur. 19 Jan 1562, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Sharpeigh  [natural]
     2. Richard Sharpeigh  [natural]
     3. Catherine Sharpeigh  [natural]
     4. Mary Sharpeigh  [natural]
     5. Laurence Sharpeigh,   b. Abt 1540  [natural]
    +6. Stephen Sharpeigh,   b. Abt 1542  [natural]
     7. George Sharpeigh,   b. Aft 1559  [natural]
     8. John Sharpeigh,   c. 9 Nov 1561, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan Glover,   bur. 14 Dec 1588, Benenden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Dec 1563  Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Agnes Sharpeigh,   c. 28 Jul 1566, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Sharpeigh,   c. 14 Mar 1568, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Susan Sharpeigh,   b. Abt 1570  [natural]
     4. Samuel Sharpeigh,   c. 29 Aug 1574, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Robert Sharpeigh,   c. 17 Jun 1579, Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 1563 - Cranbrook, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Oct 1580 - Cranbrook, Kent Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S310] Abstracts of Cranbrook Wills proved in the Diocesan Courts of Canterbury and now preserved in Kent Archives Office, Maidstone, Kent, 1396-1640, Jules de Launay, (Kent Record Collections/The Kent Archaeological Trust, 1984;), will of Laurence Sharpey, folio 332, written 30 Mch 1548, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury 14 Sep 1552 (Reliability: 2).
      To my wife Eliz., £20 one month after my dec.
      EXECS: my sons Stph. & John SHARPEY, and to them, the RESIDUE of my goods.
      WILL:
      To my son, Stph. SHARPEY, the house I dwell in & lands thereto, & the house Rich. WELLER occupies in Cranbrook parish. But my wife Eliz. shall have the house I dwell in, for life.
      Also to my son Stph., the land & tenement called Haselden in Cranbrook parish.
      To my dau. Cath. WELLER, 40s/yr for life, out of the lands occupied by John PERYN.
      The 50 marks Wm. BRICKENDEN borrowed of me & the 40s/yr for 10 yrs interest on it, to go to the children of Rich WELLAR & Cath. his wife, equally divided, except £10 I bequeath to Laur. WELLAR when 22, then the residue of the money divided among the children of my dau. Cath. WELLAR.
      To my son John SHARPYE, all lands & tenements in the parishes of Goudhurst, Marden & Horsmonden.
      To my cousin Thos. SHARPEY, 20s, one month after my dec.
      To my cousin John SHARPEY, 20s when 22.
      To my cousin Laur. SHARPEY, 20s when 22.
      To my cousin Henry SHARPEY, 20s when 22.
      The above £4 to my cousins shall come from the profits of the house & lands now occupied by John PERYN. I will that my son Stph. be good to Hugh GRYFFEN all the days of his life.


    2. [S310] Abstracts of Cranbrook Wills proved in the Diocesan Courts of Canterbury and now preserved in Kent Archives Office, Maidstone, Kent, 1396-1640, Jules de Launay, (Kent Record Collections/The Kent Archaeological Trust, 1984;), will of John Sharppy, yeoman, folio 379, written 27 Sep 1580, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury 18 Nov 1580 (Reliability: 2).
      To my wife Joan, my messuage & land thereto, called Tellden, situated in Cranbrook, in tenure of Humphrey BERNES, on condition that my wife bring up my children until each is 16.
      My wife Joan shall pay my 3 daus.: Agnes, Eliz., & Susan SHARPPY £40 each when 20 or married.
      If my wife should die before my sons Samuel & Robt. SHARPPY are 24, then my execs. are to collect money, etc., in place of my wife.
      My messuage & land thereto, to my sons Samuel & Robt. SHARPPY when 24. If they should die before then, without lawful issue, then after my wife's death, my messuage & land thereto shall go to my sons Alex., Rich., Geo., and John SHARPPY.
      £60 shall be paid to my wife because of a bond we have between us.
      To my dau. Cath. SCOTSHFORDE, my best christening sheet, that was her mother's, a tablecloth, 20s.
      To my son Laur. SHARPPY, £40 of the £80 he owes me.
      To my son Geo. SHARPPY, £45 when of age.
      To my son John SHARPPY, £45 when of age.
      EXECS: my sons Alex. & Rich. SHARPPY, and to them the RESIDUE of my goods.
      OVERSEERS: my brother Rich. TAYLOR, my cousin Laur. WELLER.
      WILL:
      Property is in Cranbrook, Goudhurst & Marden.
      To Laur. my son, my mansion house, etc., I now dwell in, in Cranbrook, specified in a certain deed of feoffment.
      To my son Stph., my messuage called Bockingfold in Goudhurst, also 16 acres of land in Marden & Goudhurst in the occupation of WILLINSHERST.
      To my son Alex., land in the tenure of Walter SCOTSHFORDE & a parcel I occupy in the town of Cranbrook in the den of Thornden, I bought of Alex. DENCE, late of Cranbrook.
      To my son Rich., my messuage in Goudhurst occupied by Rich. HODGE.
      Also to him, 4 other parcels of land in Goudhurst called Hobbes Lands (15 acres) occupied by Wm. WILLERDE.
      To Geo. & John, my sons, my messuage in Goudhurst in tenure of Nich. WALTER.
      To my dau. Mary SHARPPY, 12 acres of land in Hawkhurst parish, purchased of Rich. BRICKENDEN of Cranbrook.
      WIT: Rich. TAYLOR the Elder, Laur. WELLER (the writer).


    3. [S304] Parish Registers - Vol 3, Incorporating the Mary Wigan Transcripts, The Kent Family History Society, (KFHS CD-ROM 12, including Benenden (C 1558-1906, M 1578-1836, B 1558-1906), Cranbrook (C 1559-1812, M 1559-1837, B 1559-1812) and Rolvenden (C 1558-1840, M 1558-1840, B 1558-1840);), marriage of John Sharppy & Joan Glover, 13 Dec 1563, Cranbrook (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S304] Parish Registers - Vol 3, Incorporating the Mary Wigan Transcripts, The Kent Family History Society, (KFHS CD-ROM 12, including Benenden (C 1558-1906, M 1578-1836, B 1558-1906), Cranbrook (C 1559-1812, M 1559-1837, B 1559-1812) and Rolvenden (C 1558-1840, M 1558-1840, B 1558-1840);), burial of John Sherppye, Senior, 7 Oct 1580, Cranbrook (Reliability: 2).