S. Bartholomew Hospital
Community ID
 
803
 
Town
 
Chichester
 
Diocese
 
Chichester
 
Region
 
Sussex
 
Medieval Location
 
In the parish Playden outside Rye
 
Modern Location
 
Playden/Rye
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Dedication
 
Bartholomew
 
Date Founded
 
1219
 
Date Terminated
 
1502-21
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by the male monastery Fecamp for brothers and sisters under a secular priest.

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

In 1249 Warden employed Sybil of Yarmouth in an arson scheme then protected her in 1262.

 
Population Counts
 

There were brothers and sisters, according to the first Document; 12 brothers and sisters, some lepers.

 
Dependency Of
 

Syon (London, Middlesex)in 1461 with other Fecamp property to Westminster Abbey Henry VII 1502.

 
Visitations
 

Warden appointed by Abbot Fecamp from town list, installed by the Bishop of the Diocese. Visitation by the Bishop of the Diocese in 1442 for laxity.

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

Warden nominated by Rye officials. Commission of inquiry 1380.

 
Social Characteristics
 

Sisters

 
Assets/Property
 

Chapel, buildings, lands provided by the male monastery Fecamp at foundation date. Much decline, maladministration by wardens, 14th-15th centuries.

 
Income
 

Rents

 
Litigations
 

Inmates, Warden nominated Rye officials, commission of inquiry , 1380.

 
Early Documents
 

[1]Donation of the first benefactor (before 1219 ).

 
Admin. Notes
 

Donation to Westminster, termination date, continues, (needs verification).

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1219
 
Date Finished
 
1502
 
Length
 
788