Name: Henry Kynge
Burial: Beckenham, Kent
Residence: Beckenham, Kent
MEM: Beckenham, Kent: tomb in churchyard visible in 1796
Change Date: 23 JUL 2012
Tomb mentioned in The Environs of London: volume 4: Counties of Herts, Essex & Kent, by Daniel Lysons, 1796.
Had sons Robert, Henry and Richard.
(New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. 1910.)
There were clearly earlier generation of Kings at Beckenham:
Chancery record 1504-1515
Plaintiffs: James Yerford, of London, alderman.
Defendants: Henry Squery, late of Addington, yeoman.
Subject: Detention of deeds relating to lands called `Alderbroke,' `Michelbroke,' and `Hale,' `in a hamelet of the towne' of Hamme in the parish of Croydon, bought of Stephen, son and heir of Edward Kyng, of Beckenham, yeoman. Surrey.
A Richard Kyng of Beckenham left a will 1478
A Sysle (Cecily?) Kyng of Beckenham left a will 1531 (RCC)
An Ellyn Kynge of Beckenham, widow, left a will in 1558.
A Henry Kyng or Kynge, husbandman, of Beckenham and Croydon, left a will 1558. Mentioned land in Battersea.
(Index of Kent wills. http://vulpeculox.net/history/willsk.htm)
Edward Kyng, John Kyng and many others were witnesses to the will of Richard Dawe of Penge 20 Jan 1488, who wished to be buried in the churchyard of St. George, Becnam. Made bequest to the high altar of Batyrsey where [I was] parishioner.
Beckenham and Croydon are 5 miles apart.
- Robert King