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Downe Parish, Marriages 1540-1746


Transcribed from the original register by Henry Mantell.
Composite registers 1540-1733, archive call number P/123/1/8 and 1697-1746, archive call number P/123/1/9, provided by the courtesy of Bromley Archives and Local Studies.
Legend of Sources:
A - Original PR supplemented by FHL microfilm #1473706
B - Original Parish Register No. 2 supplemented by FHL microfilm #1473706
C - Original Parish Register No. 2 & Marriage transcripts S.O.G. supplemented by FHL microfilm #1473706

Marriages by Grooms' surnames  marriages by Brides' surnames appear below this table

GROOM SURNAME GROOM GVN NAME BRIDE SURNAME BRIDE GVN NAME DATE YEAR STATUS, ABODE, NOTES SOURCES
AKENTJohnMANNINGAmye25-Nov1563 A
ANDREWE alias PHILLIPJohnCOOPEREmie13-Nov1575 A
ANDROWERobertMICHELLAnne12-Aug1548 A
ANDROWERobertCOOPERJoan15-Jan1548/9 A
ANLEYGeorgeGLOVERJane23-Jan1568/9 A
ANSLEYRichardCOXEAmie10-May1599she a widowA
ASELDOWNERichardHOLMESAmie6-Dec1626By LicenceA
ASHMOREJohnWAREFrances2-Nov1628 A
BALLThomasWILLIAMSElizabeth21-Nov1593 A
BANCKSJohnKNOWEElizabeth9-Jun1605 A
BARLETGregorieRUDWORTHJoane16-Oct1620 A
BEADLEHeneryBARNSAnn19-May1719 A
BRASIERJohnWHIFFINAnne17-Jun1609 A
BRAYSERFrancisWHIFFINJoane23-Apr1688 A
BRONGER?RaufeBAGFIELDElizabeth21-May1598 A
BUCKSHEIREJohnHEROD?Anne26-Oct1676 A
BUTLER alias BARTONThomasMANNINGEKatharine27-Sep1590 A
COALLYThomasSTRIETTERElizabeth1-Oct1717 A
COLEHeneryFARRANTMary27-Apr1732 A
COLERobertSAVAGEMargaret4-Jun1582 A
COLEBYLukeLEAVISMary19-Aug1742he of the parish of St. Mary, Newington Butts, Middlesex, and she Mistress, spinster, of the parish of Lambeth Surrey - by licence from Doctors CommonsC
COLLINChristopherWINGFIELDElizabeth1-Jul1576 A
COMFORTJohnFARRANTAnn24-Jul1634 A
CONSTABLEWilliamKINGJoane19-Feb1697/8 A
COOKEWilliamFARRANTAnn3-Oct1678 A
COOPERHenryBRYAN??7-Oct1577 A
COOPERJohnWINGFIELDAlice25-Nov1563 A
COOPERJohnCOLEMercye7-Aug1575 A
COOPERThomasCOLEMary31-Jan1569 A
COPEThomasKINGSarah20-Feb1696/7 A
COVELLMathewCHALWICKSaray3-Aug1628 A
COVILLGeorgeCOWPERElizabeth20-Apr1600 A
COVILLMatheweMANNINGEAnne11-Jun1602 A
COWPERDanyellPURDIEAnne28-Jul1614 A
COXHenrySHREWBURYAgnes3-Apr1581 A
COXELewesHALLGrace5-Oct1598 A
CRAINEGeorgeHASWELLGrace14-Jul1616 A
CRANEAnthonieCOLEAlice1-Feb1547/8 A
CRANEMichaellPHILLIPSJoane16-Jul1620 A
CRANEThomasWOODENAgnes23-Oct1575 A
CRANFIELDWilliamFARRANTMary29-Mar1725 A
DAYWilliamCUDHAMAnne7-Jul1663 A
DELNERThomasPHILLIPSAnne30-Jul1616 A
DELTONHenryROWNDMarie17-Oct1624 A
EGLINTON...........KAYCatherine6-Dec1698he The Earl of Eglinton, and she LadyA
EVERDENRichardCRANEEmie30-May1619 A
FARRANTHeneryBEADLEAlsa25-Mar1695 A
FARRANTJohnWHIFFINDorithie31-Oct1602 A
FENTONWilliamCLEAVERJane24-Dec1735bachelor, of London, she Mrs., a widow, of LondonC
FLETCHERRobertSTOWEEllen17-Jun1576 A
FOAKESJohnSMITHAnne4-May1680 A
FRITHBenjaminWOUSTEEDAnne30-Oct1591 A
FRITHJohnMICHELLAmie1-Feb1538/9 A
FRITHStevenRICHLEYMildred29-Nov1618 A
FRITHThomasMARSHALLJoan17-Jan1574 A
FRITHThomasFARRANTDorithie28-Oct1616 A
FRITHWilliamSTEVENAlice26-Oct1567 A
FRITHWilliamIBBINSJoane23-Oct1614 A
FRYTHWilliamWAFARAlice12-Jul1562 A
GEINKINSWilliamALLCHINAnn21-Sep1746he of Whollingham in ye county of Surrey, and she a widow of ye same parish - by licence from Doctors CommonsC
GLOVERFrancisBARMartha5-Oct1628 A
GLOVERJohnCOTTMANAnne5-Jan1552 A
GLOVERJohnPHILLIPSMary3-May1613 A
GLOVERRichardCOOPERElizabeth29-Jan1574 A
GOODWINHugheJENNINGSElizabeth27-Oct1560 A
GREENJohnHORVILLElizabeth28-Jan1734/5he of Codham [Cudham]C
GREENThomasPHILLIPSSarah13-Jul1686 A
GREENThomasBEADLEAnn8-Dec1701 A
GREENEGriffinMANNINGElizabeth26-Nov1582 A
HALLHenryBRASIERJoane13-Nov1630 A
HAMDENTimothieNEWPORTMargerie13-Feb1633 A
HAPPIEGeorgeCUTCHERMarie7-May1629 A
HARMANJohnSMYTHEMargrit16-Feb1560/1 A
HARRICERichardPHILLIPSThiophila20-Jun1630 A
HATFIELDGeorgeTOELARMary12-Nov1738both of this parishC
HILLSHarmondCOVELLJoane14-Oct1634 A
HODGEC.THORPEMargaret5-Nov1556[groom's given name not stated]A
HOLLESTEREdwardWILLIAMSThomaseyn26-Sep1598 A
HORNEWilliamPOPEAgnes25-Jun1598 A
HUTCHINJohnSTOWEElizabeth19-Oct1567 A
ISAACKPhillipMARSHALLMargaret25-Jan1545/6 A
JACKSONEJohnCROUCHERJoan29-Nov1548 A
JEWELLAlexanderMONKEKatherine30-Jun1614 A
JEWELLThomasBESWITHJoane8-Jun1613 A
JONESPhilipSTEVENSMary13-Jan1674he minister of Downe, and she of Nockholt [sic: Nacolt]A
JULLETRichardWHIFFINAlice4-Nov1563 A
KELLAMJohnWILLIAMSAmie30-Aug1566 A
KENDALLRobertCRANEAmie16-Nov1589 A
KINGWilliamHAULESMarie30-Jun1632 A
KINGEThomasKNOESarah10-May1664 A
KNOWEJohnGLOVERJane20-Jul1605 A
LAMBERTThomasMANNINGAnne23-Nov1563 A
LANENicholasCOPHILLElizabeth15-May1637 A
LATTEREdwardFARRANTElizabeth16-May1687 A
MANNINGThomasKINGMarie21-Feb1625/6he Mr.A
MANNINGEGeorgeWALLESJoan13-Aug1543he Mr.A
MANNINGEPercivallWOODEAnne29-Jul1618 A
MAREPhillipHERLOCKAnn29-May1704 A
MERITGregoriePOPEMarie25-Jul1630 A
MICHAELLJohnKINGSusan28-Sep1680 A
MICHAELLThomasSTABLERachell18-May1704 A
MICHELLThomasOUTREDElizabeth12-Aug1636 A
MILLEREdmund POPEMary29-Jul1604 A
MONKEJohnEARNEAnne17-Apr1604 A
MORLEYJohnADAMSJoan30-Jul1541 A
OUTREDBrowing?BARNSMabell14-Oct1636 A
OUTREDThomasPHILLIPElizabeth18-Apr1682 A
OUTREEDRichardPURDIEKatherine25-Apr1616 A
PALMERJohnFRYTHEAlice12-Oct1600 A
PEAKERichardFARRANTRebecca5-Sep1622 A
PERMANAutherBRADFORDSarah3-Jul1720 A
PHILLIPThomasCLOPTONJoan8-Oct1574 A
PHILLIPEWilliamWHIFFINWinifred18-Oct1612 A
PHILLIPSJohnCOOPERMarie21-Nov1593 A
POPEAllenGLOVERJoan20-Sep1603 A
RICHARDSONNEThomasCRANEAlice20-Oct1558 A
ROBERSWilliamSANDYSMary22-Jul1722he Esq of Harbledown in ye county of Kent, and she Madam Mary of Northbourne dau of Sir Richard of ye county aforesaidA
ROBERTSPercivallCRANEElizabeth11-Jun1620 A
ROCKLEY..........KINGWERE.............26-Oct1675[parties given names not stated]A
ROFFOLDFrancisGARRETTJoan6-Jan1554/5 A
ROOTERobertSTONERElizabeth23-Mar1617/18 A
ROSEEdwardJONESElizabeth9-Jan1738he of WhickhamC
ROWJohnMICKAELLMary 1672"both of this parish both lawfully married with Canonical Hons in the year of Our Lord 1672"A
SAVAGERichardCOOPERJane22-Apr1564 A
SEXTONGylesALLENJoan22-Oct1592 A
STAPLEHenerySMITHElizabeth5-May1686 A
STAPLEJohnSTEVENIsabell17-Jun1571 A
STEVENHenrySTEVENUrsula16-Jul1570 A
STEVENThomasMICHELLAmie30-Nov1540 A
STEVENThomasCOOPERElizabeth30-Jul1553 A
STOWHenryROBINSONMargaret6-Oct1616 A
STOWEWilliamWHIFFINJoan30-May1575 A
STYLERichardCRANEAlice8-Jul1599 A
TANNERWilliamWHIFFINMargrit22-Jan1557/8 A
TICKNERWilliamPOPEAnn21-Jan1637/8she a widowA
UNDERHILLGeorgeHALDERElizabeth27-Nov1608he a Gent.A
VENNER?NicholasPOWELLAnn29-May1729 A
WARDJohnPILCHARDMary6-May1655 A
WARDEJohnFARRANTAnn24-May1654 A
WARRINJamesOBARDEAnn23-Jan1692/3 A
WATSONRichardFRYTHJohane23-Jul1553 A
WEBBHeneryMICHAELLElizabeth31-Oct1711 A
WESTAMANJohnSTUBERFIELDMary1-Nov1696 A
WHIFFINJohnTANNERAlice3-Jul1541 A
WHIFFINJohnBATTSusan16-Aug1620 A
WHYFFYNThomasBATTJoane7-Feb1613/14he JuniorA
WIBORNEJohnNEATEMabell23-Sep1616 A
WILLIAMSJohnGLOVEREmme28-Jan1552 A
WINGFIELDGeorgeHYRDESJoan29-Oct1542 A
WINNRichardFARRANTElizabeth30-Dec1707 A
WOODENWilliamWHIFFINAnn23-Jan1574/5 A
WOODNOTJohnKNOWESybill10-Oct1630 A
WRIGHTNicholasHAPPIEAnne12-Feb1617/18 A
WRITEMatthewFLICKNOWFrances25-Jan1723/4 A



Marriages by Brides' surnames  marriages by Grooms' surnames appear above this table

GROOM SURNAME GROOM GVN NAME BRIDE SURNAME BRIDE GVN NAME DATE YEAR STATUS, ABODE, NOTES SOURCES
MORLEYJohnADAMSJoan30-Jul1541 A
GEINKINSWilliamALLCHINAnn21-Sep1746he of Whollingham in ye county of Surrey, and she a widow of ye same parish - by licence from Doctors CommonsC
SEXTONGylesALLENJoan22-Oct1592 A
BRONGER?RaufeBAGFIELDElizabeth21-May1598 A
GLOVERFrancisBARMartha5-Oct1628 A
BEADLEHeneryBARNSAnn19-May1719 A
OUTREDBrowing?BARNSMabell14-Oct1636 A
WHYFFYNThomasBATTJoane7-Feb1613/14he JuniorA
WHIFFINJohnBATTSusan16-Aug1620 A
FARRANTHeneryBEADLEAlsa25-Mar1695 A
GREENThomasBEADLEAnn8-Dec1701 A
JEWELLThomasBESWITHJoane8-Jun1613 A
PERMANAutherBRADFORDSarah3-Jul1720 A
HALLHenryBRASIERJoane13-Nov1630 A
COOPERHenryBRYAN??7-Oct1577 A
COVELLMathewCHALWICKSaray3-Aug1628 A
FENTONWilliamCLEAVERJane24-Dec1735bachelor, of London, she Mrs., a widow, of LondonC
PHILLIPThomasCLOPTONJoan8-Oct1574 A
CRANEAnthonieCOLEAlice1-Feb1547/8 A
COOPERThomasCOLEMary31-Jan1569 A
COOPERJohnCOLEMercye7-Aug1575 A
STEVENThomasCOOPERElizabeth30-Jul1553 A
GLOVERRichardCOOPERElizabeth29-Jan1574 A
ANDREWE alias PHILLIPJohnCOOPEREmie13-Nov1575 A
SAVAGERichardCOOPERJane22-Apr1564 A
ANDROWERobertCOOPERJoan15-Jan1548/9 A
PHILLIPSJohnCOOPERMarie21-Nov1593 A
LANENicholasCOPHILLElizabeth15-May1637 A
GLOVERJohnCOTTMANAnne5-Jan1552 A
HILLSHarmondCOVELLJoane14-Oct1634 A
COVILLGeorgeCOWPERElizabeth20-Apr1600 A
ANSLEYRichardCOXEAmie10-May1599she a widowA
RICHARDSONNEThomasCRANEAlice20-Oct1558 A
STYLERichardCRANEAlice8-Jul1599 A
KENDALLRobertCRANEAmie16-Nov1589 A
ROBERTSPercivallCRANEElizabeth11-Jun1620 A
EVERDENRichardCRANEEmie30-May1619 A
JACKSONEJohnCROUCHERJoan29-Nov1548 A
DAYWilliamCUDHAMAnne7-Jul1663 A
HAPPIEGeorgeCUTCHERMarie7-May1629 A
MONKEJohnEARNEAnne17-Apr1604 A
COMFORTJohnFARRANTAnn24-Jul1634 A
WARDEJohnFARRANTAnn24-May1654 A
COOKEWilliamFARRANTAnn3-Oct1678 A
FRITHThomasFARRANTDorithie28-Oct1616 A
LATTEREdwardFARRANTElizabeth16-May1687 A
WINNRichardFARRANTElizabeth30-Dec1707 A
CRANFIELDWilliamFARRANTMary29-Mar1725 A
COLEHeneryFARRANTMary27-Apr1732 A
PEAKERichardFARRANTRebecca5-Sep1622 A
WRITEMatthewFLICKNOWFrances25-Jan1723/4 A
WATSONRichardFRYTHJohane23-Jul1553 A
PALMERJohnFRYTHEAlice12-Oct1600 A
ROFFOLDFrancisGARRETTJoan6-Jan1554/5 A
WILLIAMSJohnGLOVEREmme28-Jan1552 A
KNOWEJohnGLOVERJane20-Jul1605 A
ANLEYGeorgeGLOVERJane23-Jan1568/9 A
POPEAllenGLOVERJoan20-Sep1603 A
UNDERHILLGeorgeHALDERElizabeth27-Nov1608he a Gent.A
COXELewesHALLGrace5-Oct1598 A
WRIGHTNicholasHAPPIEAnne12-Feb1617/18 A
CRAINEGeorgeHASWELLGrace14-Jul1616 A
KINGWilliamHAULESMarie30-Jun1632 A
MAREPhillipHERLOCKAnn29-May1704 A
BUCKSHEIREJohnHEROD?Anne26-Oct1676 A
ASELDOWNERichardHOLMESAmie6-Dec1626By LicenceA
GREENJohnHORVILLElizabeth28-Jan1734/5he of Codham [Cudham]C
WINGFIELDGeorgeHYRDESJoan29-Oct1542 A
FRITHWilliamIBBINSJoane23-Oct1614 A
GOODWINHugheJENNINGSElizabeth27-Oct1560 A
ROSEEdwardJONESElizabeth9-Jan1738he of WhickhamC
EGLINTON...........KAYCatherine6-Dec1698he The Earl of Eglinton, and she LadyA
CONSTABLEWilliamKINGJoane19-Feb1697/8 A
MANNINGThomasKINGMarie21-Feb1625/6he Mr.A
COPEThomasKINGSarah20-Feb1696/7 A
MICHAELLJohnKINGSusan28-Sep1680 A
ROCKLEY..........KINGWERE.............26-Oct1675[parties given names not stated]A
KINGEThomasKNOESarah10-May1664 A
BANCKSJohnKNOWEElizabeth9-Jun1605 A
WOODNOTJohnKNOWESybill10-Oct1630 A
COLEBYLukeLEAVISMary19-Aug1742he of the parish of St. Mary, Newington Butts, Middlesex, and she Mistress, spinster, of the parish of Lambeth Surrey - by licence from Doctors CommonsC
AKENTJohnMANNINGAmye25-Nov1563 A
LAMBERTThomasMANNINGAnne23-Nov1563 A
GREENEGriffinMANNINGElizabeth26-Nov1582 A
COVILLMatheweMANNINGEAnne11-Jun1602 A
BUTLER alias BARTONThomasMANNINGEKatharine27-Sep1590 A
FRITHThomasMARSHALLJoan17-Jan1574 A
ISAACKPhillipMARSHALLMargaret25-Jan1545/6 A
WEBBHeneryMICHAELLElizabeth31-Oct1711 A
STEVENThomasMICHELLAmie30-Nov1540 A
FRITHJohnMICHELLAmie1-Feb1538/9 A
ANDROWERobertMICHELLAnne12-Aug1548 A
ROWJohnMICKAELLMary 1672"both of this parish both lawfully married with Canonical Hons in the year of Our Lord 1672"A
JEWELLAlexanderMONKEKatherine30-Jun1614 A
WIBORNEJohnNEATEMabell23-Sep1616 A
HAMDENTimothieNEWPORTMargerie13-Feb1633 A
WARRINJamesOBARDEAnn23-Jan1692/3 A
MICHELLThomasOUTREDElizabeth12-Aug1636 A
OUTREDThomasPHILLIPElizabeth18-Apr1682 A
DELNERThomasPHILLIPSAnne30-Jul1616 A
CRANEMichaellPHILLIPSJoane16-Jul1620 A
GLOVERJohnPHILLIPSMary3-May1613 A
GREENThomasPHILLIPSSarah13-Jul1686 A
HARRICERichardPHILLIPSThiophila20-Jun1630 A
WARDJohnPILCHARDMary6-May1655 A
HORNEWilliamPOPEAgnes25-Jun1598 A
TICKNERWilliamPOPEAnn21-Jan1637/8she a widowA
MERITGregoriePOPEMarie25-Jul1630 A
MILLEREdmund POPEMary29-Jul1604 A
VENNER?NicholasPOWELLAnn29-May1729 A
COWPERDanyellPURDIEAnne28-Jul1614 A
OUTREEDRichardPURDIEKatherine25-Apr1616 A
FRITHStevenRICHLEYMildred29-Nov1618 A
STOWHenryROBINSONMargaret6-Oct1616 A
DELTONHenryROWNDMarie17-Oct1624 A
BARLETGregorieRUDWORTHJoane16-Oct1620 A
ROBERSWilliamSANDYSMary22-Jul1722he Esq of Harbledown in ye county of Kent, and she Madam Mary of Northbourne dau of Sir Richard of ye county aforesaidA
COLERobertSAVAGEMargaret4-Jun1582 A
COXHenrySHREWBURYAgnes3-Apr1581 A
FOAKESJohnSMITHAnne4-May1680 A
STAPLEHenerySMITHElizabeth5-May1686 A
HARMANJohnSMYTHEMargrit16-Feb1560/1 A
MICHAELLThomasSTABLERachell18-May1704 A
FRITHWilliamSTEVENAlice26-Oct1567 A
STAPLEJohnSTEVENIsabell17-Jun1571 A
STEVENHenrySTEVENUrsula16-Jul1570 A
JONESPhilipSTEVENSMary13-Jan1674he minister of Downe, and she of Nockholt [sic: Nacolt]A
ROOTERobertSTONERElizabeth23-Mar1617/18 A
HUTCHINJohnSTOWEElizabeth19-Oct1567 A
FLETCHERRobertSTOWEEllen17-Jun1576 A
COALLYThomasSTRIETTERElizabeth1-Oct1717 A
WESTAMANJohnSTUBERFIELDMary1-Nov1696 A
WHIFFINJohnTANNERAlice3-Jul1541 A
HODGEC.THORPEMargaret5-Nov1556[groom's given name not stated]A
HATFIELDGeorgeTOELARMary12-Nov1738both of this parishC
FRYTHWilliamWAFARAlice12-Jul1562 A
MANNINGEGeorgeWALLESJoan13-Aug1543he Mr.A
ASHMOREJohnWAREFrances2-Nov1628 A
JULLETRichardWHIFFINAlice4-Nov1563 A
WOODENWilliamWHIFFINAnn23-Jan1574/5 A
BRASIERJohnWHIFFINAnne17-Jun1609 A
FARRANTJohnWHIFFINDorithie31-Oct1602 A
STOWEWilliamWHIFFINJoan30-May1575 A
BRAYSERFrancisWHIFFINJoane23-Apr1688 A
TANNERWilliamWHIFFINMargrit22-Jan1557/8 A
PHILLIPEWilliamWHIFFINWinifred18-Oct1612 A
KELLAMJohnWILLIAMSAmie30-Aug1566 A
BALLThomasWILLIAMSElizabeth21-Nov1593 A
HOLLESTEREdwardWILLIAMSThomaseyn26-Sep1598 A
COOPERJohnWINGFIELDAlice25-Nov1563 A
COLLINChristopherWINGFIELDElizabeth1-Jul1576 A
MANNINGEPercivallWOODEAnne29-Jul1618 A
CRANEThomasWOODENAgnes23-Oct1575 A
FRITHBenjaminWOUSTEEDAnne30-Oct1591 A