A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3, Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) Including Crawley New Town. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1987.
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Joan Alchorne of Albourne, who possibly lived at Bishops Place, was recorded as a recusant in 1593, (fn. 1) and a schoolmistress in a Roman Catholic household was mentioned in 1605. (fn. 2) The three dissenters of unknown denomination listed in 1676 (fn. 3) were perhaps the three parishioners presented for non-attendance at church in the 1680s. (fn. 4)