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Wednesday, 26 July 2017 14:32

Domesday Book entry - Chiborne = Kibworth

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Entry from the Domesday Book (1086) for the Gartree Wappentake (Area) including section on Chiborne = Kibworth. Translation below on 4 pages.

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  • Year 1086
St Wilfrid’s Church history: part 1 early years (1220-1660)
The History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester by John Nicholls, Volume II, part II, and published in 1798 gives some fascinating stories about the Gartree Hundred area of South Leicestershire and several detailed accounts of the Kibworths. Copies can be found in local libraries. The church on Church Hill in Kibworth Beauchamp is dedicated to Wilfrid.  Who was he, and why is our church dedicated to a Romish saint? Wilfrid was born a Northumbrian noble in 634.  He lived for 75 years after entering the religious life as a 14 year old, studying at Lindisfarne and Canterbury before…

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  • Acknowledgement The Kibworth Improvement Team thank and acknowledge the Warden and Fellows of Merton College, Oxford for permission to use images on this website of the college and archived material.
Friday, 07 July 2017 12:58

Kibworth Rectors from 1220 to present

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Rectors of Kibworth Researched by Dr Kevin Feltham (1999) Incumbent name Instituted Vacated Reason H. de Mortuomari 1220 - William Treygoz 1239 - Oliver de Sutton - 1275 resigned Thomas de Sutton 1276 1294 resigned Roger Barbast 1294 - Roger de Clisseby 1321 - Giles Lovet 1371 - John de Elvet 1399 1404 died Richard Holte 1404 - William Repyndon - 1435 died Mag. John Arundell MD 1435 1459 resigned John Arundell 1459 1510 Walter Lucas 1510 1534 Richard Pates AM 1534 1541 attainted Francis Turpyn 1542 1545 William Watkyn 1545 1554 deprived Edward Gregory 1554 1565 William Berridge 1565…

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  • Acknowledgement The Kibworth Improvement Team thank and acknowledge the Warden and Fellows of Merton College, Oxford for permission to use images on this website of the college and archived material.
Saturday, 10 September 2016 13:28

Kibworth Grammar School

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Kibworth Grammar School Kibworth Grammar School
Kibworth Beauchamp Grammar School was possibly one of the oldest Leicestershire schools and was still in operation until 1964. Founded sometime in the fourteenth century, possibly as early as 1359, local legend is that Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (d. 1471), the so-called ‘King Maker’ played some part in the school’s early development.

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    1) Bernard Elliott, History of Kibworth Beauchamp Grammar School, 1957

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