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John Exhurst[1, 2]

Male Abt 1425 -


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  • Name John Exhurst 
    Born Abt 1425  Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I12321  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2015 

    Mother Godleva Christmas 
    Family ID F8033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice 
    Children 
    +1. Richard Exhurst,   b. Abt 1471, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Jun 1512  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F8032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "John Exherst, husbandman of Staplehurst was among those pardoned in July 1450 after Cade's Rebellion. He must have been at least 25 to have even been slightly involved. John moved to Canterbury by 1478, when he was admitted as a freeman there. He was a brewer in Canterbury and lived in St. Paul's parish" [Todd Whitesides on findagrave.com]

      "Richard Exhurst's father John retained his land in Staplehurst, but in his later years he seems to have lived in Canterbury, where he was recorded as a brewer on his admission as a freeman of the town by redemption (purchase) in 1478. Chronologically, it is possible that John was the John Exhurst, husbandman of Staplehurst, who was among those pardoned in July 1450 after Cade's Rebellion. Around 1480 John Exhurst, citizen and brewer of Canterbury, and Sir Thomas Bouchier, knight, of Leeds, were involved in the arbitration of a dispute concerning the ownership of some oxen. On 26 June 1487 John Exhurst, John Waller, and others witnessed a deed in Canterbury. In his will John Exhurst described himself as a brewer of St. Paul's parish in Canterbury. He requested burial within the monastery of St. Augustine by Canterbury and gave 6s. 8d. to the making of a new bell there. John Exhurst died between 20 March 1492/3, the date of his will, and 15 April 1493, the date it was proved." ["The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England," by Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson, and Janet Chevally Wolfe. Part One, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 165, October 2011.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S373] Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson, and Janet Chevally Wolfe, "The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England," Part One. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 165:245, October 2011.

    2. [S374] Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson, and Janet Chevally Wolfe, "The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England," Part Two. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 166:46, January 2012.

    3. [S369] Findagrave.com page for John Exhurst, by Todd Whitesides.