Walter Culpeper of Handborough
Male, #8820, (say 1541 - 1616)
|Name-AltSpell|| ||This surname is sometimes spelled Colepeper. |
|Name-AltSpell|| ||This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. |
|Birth*||say 1541 ||Walter was born at Wigsell, Salehurst, co. Sussex, England, say 1541. |
|Will||16 Nov 1559 ||He is mentioned in the will of William Culpeper of Hunton and Wigsell on 16 Nov 1559.1 |
|Death of Father||Nov 1559 ||His father William Culpeper of Hunton and Wigsell died in Nov 1559 at Salehurst, co. Sussex, England. |
|Marriage*||1571 ||He married Anne Dance of Mackney, Berks at Handborough, Oxfordshire, England, in 1571. |
|Marriage*||29 Jun 1581 ||He married Mary (?) at Harrietsham, co. Kent, England, on 29 Jun 1581. |
|Marriage*||1583 ||He married Jane (?) at Handborough, Oxfordshire, England, in 1583. |
|Death of Spouse||1593 ||His wife Mary (?) died in 1593. |
|Will||1 Oct 1605 ||He is mentioned in the will of Dr. Martin Culpeper of Feckenham in Astwood, co. Worc. on 1 Oct 1605.2 |
|Probate*||1616 ||Probate action was taken on Walter's estate in 1616. |
|Death*||1616 ||He died in 1616. |
|Biography*|| ||He is named in his father's will (1559) 'Walter Culpeper my fourth son.' He seems to have been the first of his family to matriculate at Hart Hall, Oxford, whence he graduated B. A. in 1569 (Foster). He was a1so of Grays Inn, 1565 (Foster) and later was included in the commission of the peace of Oxfordshire. The other records of him are chiefly in the parish register of Handborough, co. Oxon, where his brother Martin had acquired an estate, as appears from his Will. - Fairfax Harrison. |
- 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.
Colepepers of Wigsell, in Salehurst (pages 60-74).
- Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
Will of Dr. Martin Culpeper of Astwood in Feckingham; P.C.C. Hayes, 88; Will dated October 1, 1605; Proved December 12, 1605.