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Anne Shirley (Kempe)

Also Known As: "Anne Sherley"
Birthplace: Sussex, England
Death: circa 1622 (68-85)
Wiston, West Sussex, England
Place of Burial: Wiston, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas Kempe, MP and Cecily Kempe, of Eastchurch
Wife of Sir Thomas Shirley, MP
Mother of Sir Thomas Shirley, Kt., MP; Jane Shirley; Anne Tracy; Cecilia West; Elizabeth Onslow and 4 others
Sister of Dorothy Chicheley; Margaret Cromer and Alice Kempe
Half sister of Sir Thomas Kempe; William Kempe; Reginald Kempe; Edward Kempe; Elyn Kempe and 2 others

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About Anne Shirley

MEM: Wiston, Sussex: Kneeling effigy


Will of Dame Anne Sherley widow of Sir Thomas Sherley late of Wiston Sussex decd. 19 Feb 1622. To be buried in church of Wiston, to poor of St Giles in Field Middlesex, poor of Wiston and steyning Sussex, to daughter Cicely Laware late wife of Thomas Lord laware, to grandschild son Laware rug at Parham, sheets at London, to grandchildren daughters of Laware viz Ann West, Elizabeth West, Cicely West, Jane West, Lucy West, Essex West, to daughter Ladye Crofte wife of Sir John Crofte, to daughters of Ladye Crofte, to Anne now wife of Lord Wentworth, to Frances Crompton now wife of Sir John Crompton, to Jane Mildmay now wife of Sir Humphrey Mildmay, to Dorothy Benett now wife of Sir John Benet the younger, to Mary Crofts, to Cicely Crofts, to Alice Crofts, to my daughter Lady Tracey now wife of Sir John Tracey the elder, to daughter of Lady Tracey viz Anne Tracey, to daughter Lady Onslow late wife of Sir Edward Onslow decd, to daughter Lady Brocas wife of Sir Pexall Brocas, to grandson Thomas Brocas, to son in law Sir John Shurley, to granddaughter Lady Covert, to daughter of Sir John Shurley viz Cicily Shurley, Elizabeth Shurley, Anne Shurley, Charity Shurley and Mara Shurley, to other grandchildren Frences Molle now wife of ___Molle esq, to Thomas Shirley my grandchild, to friend Lady Bishipp wife of Sir Thomas Bishopp of Parham in Sussex, to Lady Gresham wife of Sir John Gresham, to Frances Alford now wife of John Alford esq…to my sister in law Mrs Shirley the eldest of Preston, to Anne Harris once my woman, to servants Lawrence Baskerville, Francis Bromley, Mary Follyott, Susan Stoniard, to grandchild Henry Shirley wit" Lawrence Baskerville, R. Peito, Richard Cobby. Codicil to Lady Delves, to Doctor Lionell Sharpe doctor of divinity.


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Anne Shirley's Timeline

December 26, 1544
Sussex, England
West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
September 22, 1571
Wiston, Sussex, England
Westmeston, Sussex, England
Age 77
Wiston, West Sussex, England
Age 77
Wiston, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom