Richard Brenchley

1583–6 June 1668 (Age 85)
Wormshill, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Brenchley was born in 1583, in Wormshill, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Brenchley, was 34 and his mother, Alice Brockel, was 31. He married Margaret Busse on 24 September 1612, in Bredgar, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 June 1668, in Bicknor, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85, and was buried in Wormshill, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Richard Brenchley
Margaret Busse
Marriage: 24 September 1612
Christopher Brenchley
Margaret Brenchley
John Brenchley
John Bensley
Bartholomew Brenchley
Margerie Brenchley

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  • Marriage
    24 September 1612Bredgar, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): habitational name from a place in Kent named Brenchley, from an Old English personal name Brænci (of uncertain origin) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    • Rychard Bensley in entry for John Bensley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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