Name: Nicolene Rolfe
Change Date: 16 AUG 2011
Nicolenes? family, the Rolfes, were, like that of her husband, the Clokes, and of her mother in law, the Impetts, one of the major families in Elmsted:
?The Honywoods were the most prominent family in Elmsted and lived at Evington from the 1400s until early 1900s. Other major families include Argar, Cloke, Court, Dunkyn, Fordred, Hopkins, Impett, Lushington, Maxted, Newport, Rolfe and Spaine.?
In 1577, after morris dancers including Maid Marian and a fool visited Elmstead, the churchwardens presented minstrels Thomas Rolfe and John Collyns to the archdeacon's court for ?leading abowte the contrye a companye of morres dauncers ...?
(Records of early English drama: James M. Gibson. 2002.)
Robert Rolfe of Elmsted was on the jury for a trial in 1678.
(Calendar of Assize records: Kent indictments, Charles II, 1676-1688.)
Mary, daughter of John and Sarah Rolfe, was buried at Elmsted 23 Feb 1707
19 OCT 1641
in Elmsted, Kent
- Edward Cloake