Walter Culpeper of Handborough

Male, #8820, (say 1541 - 1616)
Father*William Culpeper of Hunton and Wigsell (1509 - Nov 1559)
Mother*Cicely Dingley Barrett (1512 - b 6 Dec 1559)
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. 
Will16 Nov 1559 He is mentioned in the will of William Culpeper of Hunton and Wigsell on 16 Nov 1559.1 
Death of FatherNov 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 Spouse1593 His wife Mary (?) died in 1593. 
Will1 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. 

Family 1

Anne Dance of Mackney, Berks (say 1553 - before 1 Apr 1580)
Marriage*1571 He married Anne Dance of Mackney, Berks at Handborough, Oxfordshire, England, in 1571. 
Child

Family 2

Mary (?) (say 1557 - 1593)
Marriage*29 Jun 1581 He married Mary (?) at Harrietsham, co. Kent, England, on 29 Jun 1581. 

Family 3

Jane (?) (say 1553 - 1636)
Marriage*1583 He married Jane (?) at Handborough, Oxfordshire, England, in 1583. 
ChartsCharlemagne, 'Emperor of the West': Descendent Chart
The 12th century Culpepers of England: Descendant Chart (16 generations, Males only)
Last Edited8 Feb 2011

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.
    Colepepers of Wigsell, in Salehurst (pages 60-74).
  2. 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.