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  • ID: I7162
  • Name: Oliver Cheney
  • Suffix: Kt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1581
  • Residence: Okeover, Staffordshire
  • LVG: ? 1628
  • Baptism: 24 DEC 1581 Warbleton, Sussex 1
  • Occupation: Explorer/settler in the Amazon?
  • Education: Grays Inn
  • Note: 2

    In 1603 he had land in Warbleton, Sussex, as Oliver Cheyney Esq.
    In 1610, as Oliver Cheyney of Great Stukeley in Huntingdonshire, kt, he Feoffed [right term?] land there to to John Taylor the elder of Heathfield, yeoman.
    (East Sussex Record Office)
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    Parted with Cralle manor, Warbleton between 1604 and 1624.
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    Oliver Cheyney, afterwards knighted, held Camoys Manor, Great Stukeley, Hunts, until 1618, when he conveyed it to John Stone.
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    Presumably was of Okeover due to marrying the widow of Rowland Okeover.
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    Evidently knighted between 1603 and 1617.
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    A Sir Oliver Cheyney sold off property in the neighbourhood of Crall Sussex
    before 1624. Cheyney sailed to the Wiapoco with Robert Harcourt in 1628 as deputy governor;

    (English and Irish Settlement on the River Amazon, 1550-1646. By Joyce Lorimer, 1989, p 293.)
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    Surely must be the OliverCheney, of Wrableton, Susses, who was admitted to Grays Inn on 15 Nov 1598.
  • _UID: E1FC6EF98335457C9AD348D7886287E9A3AB
  • Change Date: 18 JUN 2010



    Father: Richard Cheyney b: ABT 1543 in Of, Warbleton, Sussex
    Mother: Martha St. John b: 1537

    Marriage 1 Frances Tryce
    • Married: 6 JAN 1602 in Gt Stukely, Huntingdonshire 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Martha Cheney b: 1607

    Marriage 2 Anne Crosby
    • Married: AFT MAY 1610

    Sources:
    1. Text: IGI: Extract from parish register or other original record.
      www.familysearch.org
    2. Text: Cheyneys of East Sussex,
      L F Salzman
      Sussex Archaeological Collections, Vol 65, pp. 47-51
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