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William Chesney
(-1509)
Malyn Fincham
William Chesney
(-Bef 1562)
Margaret
(-Bef 1562)
Sir Richard Chesney
(1544-Between 1585/1590)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Martha St. John

Sir Richard Chesney 2

  • Born: 27 Nov 1544 3
  • Marriage (1): Martha St. John on 23 Jun 1579 in East Hoathly Parish Church, Church Marks Lane, East Hoathly, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6EG, GB 1
  • Died: Between 1585 and 1590 4

  Events

Residence: Crawley, West Sussex, RH6, GB.

Inquisition: Post Mortem, 30 Oct 1560, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27, GB. 3 241. PELHAM CHEYNEY, gent. Vol. 128, No. 80.
Hailsham, 20 Oct. 2 Eliz. Died 7 May 1 Eliz.
Heir, brother Richard Cheyney, aged 15 years on 27 Nov. 1559.
Lands - Manors of Bodhurste, Buckstepe-Cheyney, Sheldowne, and Crawham, capiutal messuage called "Crall" in Warbleton, lands in Heathfield, Waldron, Hurstmonceux, Wartling, Westham, Pevensey, allington, Westfield, and Beckley, one iron mill in Hurstmonceux.


Richard married Martha St. John, daughter of Oliver St. John 1st Baron St. John of Bletso and Agnes Fisher, on 23 Jun 1579 in East Hoathly Parish Church, Church Marks Lane, East Hoathly, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6EG, GB.1 (Martha St. John died after 1616.)


Sources


1 "Sussex Family History Group (SFHG)".

2 Sussex Archaeological Society, editor, <i>Sussex Archaeological Collections </i> (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), Vol 65: 20-53; The Family of Chesney or Cheyney. L. F. Salzman.

3 Sussex Record Society, <i>Sussex Record Society </i> (N.p.: Sussex Record Society, n.d.), XIV Post Mortem Inquisitions in Sussex - 1 Henry VII (1485) to 1649 and after: 52.

4 East Sussex Record Office, Lewes.

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