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William Goring of Burton, Sussex
(Bef 1545-1602)
Margaret Chaloner
(Abt 1546-)
Sir Richard Chesney
(1544-Bef 1597)
Martha St. John
(-After 1616)
George Goring
(After 1576-Bef 1641)
Katherine Chesney
(Bef 1580-After 1641)
George Goring
(After 1601-Abt 1651)


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George Goring

  • Born: After 1601
  • Died: Abt 1651

  General Notes:

George (Eldest Son of the aforesaid George) dyed without Issue.

[An Acct. of Mr Goring's Title to the Manor of Balneth]


Possible baptisms:
- 24 Jul 1608 at St. Michael's, Lewes; father: Sir George Goring; different branch of family
- 31 Jul 1608 at St. John the Baptist's, Southover; father: Sir George Goring; different branch of family 1

  Research Notes:

In the 1642 Protestation Returns, a George Goring is recorded in West Tarring.


Manorial Estate, 1640-1651, Balneath Manor, Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4AP, GB. 1 2 Balneath (or Balneth) formed part of the possessions of St. Pancras Priory at Lewes until the Dissolution. It was perhaps identical with the land which William de Warenne granted to the priory about 1095, being his demesne land 'from Beuehorne (Bevern) Bridge to Cheagele (Chailey) from the east road to the road beside the Bridge of Hamwde', which seems roughly to correspond with its present situation. The tenants of this manor had to carry 600 cartloads of wood yearly to the priory from Homewoodand Balneath Wood.

After the Dissolution Balneath, with the other possessions of the priory, was granted first to Thomas Cromwell in 1538, and later, in 1541,to Anne of Cleves for her life. The reversion of the manor was granted in 1552 to Sir William Goring, who died in 1554. His son Sir Henry obtained possession of it, and Balneath remained in the Goring family without a break until the end of the 19th century, being purchased from them about 1900 by Sir William Grantham, K.C., from whom it descended to his son William Wilson Grantham, esq., V.D., K.C., J.P.

Baptism, 16 Nov 1641, Holy Cross Church, Bignor, West Sussex, RH20 1PQ, GB.

Residence, 25 Feb 1641/42, West Tarring, Worthing, BN13, West Sussex. 3


1 East Sussex Record Office, Lewes.

2 , 8 (London: Victoria County History, 1953), 7: 94-98.

3 Sussex Record Society, Sussex Record Society (N.p.: Sussex Record Society, n.d.), Vol 5 West Sussex Protestation Returns: page 175.

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