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Crewkerne, a market town and parish, in the hundred of Crewkerne, county of Somerset, 10 miles SSW of Ilchester, and 132 WSW of London… This place, being a royal manor, anciently enjoyed many privileges, and in the reign of Henry II. was exempt from taxation… The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Taunton, and diocese of Bath and Wells, endowed with £800 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Winchester. The church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew… (Lewis, 1830)


1449 The free grammar school of Crewkerne was founded by John de COMBE, Precentor of the cathedral of Exeter, who endowed it with lands now (1830) producing £300 per annum: there are four exhibitions, of £5 each, to any college at Oxford, founded by the Rev. William OWSLEY, who gave a rent-charge of £20, which, from want of applications, has been for some time accumulating for the augmentation of the exhibitions. A charity school is supported by subscription; and there are two almshouses, one of which, for six aged men and six aged women, was in 1707 endowed with a rent-charge of £29, by Mrs. Mary DAVIS. (Lewis, 1830...)

Crewkerne is less than a mile northwest of Misterton; and less than 3 mi. from South Perrot, Dorset;

10 Jul 1585 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: John COMBE and Mary REYNOLD (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998] SW: DODDRIDGE?

See also COMBS-REYNOLDS of Warwickshire.

10 Jun 1564 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Married: William COMBE and Alce MONDY (FamilySearch.Org, Parish registers, 1558-1724 Church of England. St. Clement's Church (Hastings) ) [NIGI, 1998]

31 May 1586 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Married: Richard COMBE and Marie HANNING (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI, 1998]

27 Nov 1589 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: Robert COMBBE and Alice DUDDRIDGE (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998] SW: DODDRIDGE?

28 Jan 1592 Crewkerne, Somerset. Married: Joane COMBE and Lawnclet HYETT (IGI, F#: 184196, @, P#: 867, O#: 19680) Notes: Search Word: Lancelot HYATT

25 Apr 1599 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Christened: Prudence COMBE, d/o William COMBE (IGI, Ba: 7517123 71, So: 884537)

2 Jun 1599 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Christened: Clement COMBE, s/o John COMBE (IGI, Ba: 7517123 71, So: 884537)

Notes: See an older Clement COMBE of St. James Clerkenwell; St. Dunstans, Stepney, Middlesex, and St. Botolph Aldgate, London

15 Feb 1599 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Christened: Rose COMBE, d/o William COMBE (IGI, Ba: 7517123 71, So: 884537)

18 Apr 1602 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: John COMBE and Katheryne WITCOMBE (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998]

4 May 1602 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: John COMBE and Katheryne ELFORD (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998] [ALVORD?]

25 Aug 1611 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: John COMBE and Katherine BOLES (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998] SW: BOWLES

15 Jan 1606 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Married: Marie COMBE and William MILLER (IGI, F#: 184240 @ P#: 878 O#: 19292) SW: Mary

22 Oct 1614 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Married: Grace COMBE and Thomas SHEPHEARD (IGI, F#: 184198 @ P#: 979 O#: 22075) SW: SHEPHERD

22 Sep 1628 Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Married: Rose COMBE and William HILL (IGI, F#: 184235 @ P#: 373 O#: 8223) SW: SHEPHERD

26 Sep 1638 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: Roberte COMBE and Dorathie NOELL (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998]

See Baptist NOEL, Viscount of Campden, m Ann LOVETT, d/o Sir Robert and Ann SAUNDERS Lovett of Soulbury, Bucks.

27 Aug 1639 Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. Married: John COMBE and Sara CRINGES (FamilySearch.Org) [NIGI 1998]


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