Bobbing Court was the ancestral home of Alexander Clifford. Alexander Clifford of Bobbing married, circa 1455, Margaret
Culpeper, daughter of Walter Culpeper of Bedgebury.
St. Bartholomew's Church, Bobbing, co. Kent
Photograph by Keith Pearce,
It is not currently known by Culpepper Connections as to whether
or not there are monuments or other records in this church connected to
the Culpeppers or Cliffords.
On Sheppey Way, which is on the west side and parrallels the A249,
immediately north of the intersection with the B2006 which goes into Sittingbourne.
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1831 Topographical Dictionary
Bobbing, a parish in the hundred of Milton, lathe of Scray,
county of Kent, 1¼ mile (W. by N.) from Milton, containing 325
inhabitants. The church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, is composed
of two aisles, two chancels, and a western tower supporting a
spire. At Key-street, a small hamlet in this parish, corruptly so
called for Caius' street (Caii stratum), being situated on a Roman
highway, there is a gravel-pit of unusual size and depth, from
which Hasted conjectures the Romans obtained part of the materials
for making the road.
Location: On the western outskirt of Sittingbourne, 10 miles
NE of Maidstone and 7 miles NNE of Hollingbourne. On Sheppey Way, at the intersection of the A-249
and the B2006 which goes into Sittingbourne.
National Grid Coordinates:
02 Jan 2015