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Chiddingly, a parish in the hundred of Shiplake, rape of Pevensey, county of Sussex, 5 miles (N.W.) from Haylsham, containing 870 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Lewes, and diocese of Chichester, rated in the king's books at L8. The Earl and Countess of Whitworth were patrons in 1825. The church has a handsome tower and spire, partly of early English architecture; the rest of the building is of later composition. (Lewis...)... less than 7 mi. from Buxted.

06 Mar 1648 Chiddingly, Sussex. [Edward COMBE] COMBE, Edw., Administration To Jn. DELVE. uncle of Ann, Rd. & Sam. COMBE, children during their minority, 6 Mch. 1648. p.35B. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll from "The Index Library -- Index to Administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Now Preserved in the Public Record Office", Chancery Lane Vol. VI, 1631-1648. ed. Marc Fitch. London: The British Record Society. 1986, p. 95)

Notes: No Combs-Delve marriage found in IGI; however, there are apparently baptismal records for the above children, and a possible remarriage of the widow to a William HOLMAN? (not yet researched)

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