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This article is about the village and parish of Brenchley. For people named Brenchley, see Brenchley (name).
Brenchley shown within Kent
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|Postcode district||TN12 7xx|
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|EU Parliament||South East England|
|UK Parliament||Tunbridge Wells|
There is no history.
- John Browne, (d1653), the first holder of the office of King's Gunfounder.
- Hamo de Crevequer (d 1263), Norman nobleman who possessed Brenchley and established a market.
- Gordon Giltrap (b 1948), musician, was born in Brenchley.
- Edward Martin (1814–69), English cricketer who was born in Brenchley.
- Richard Philpott (1813–88), English cricketer who resided in Brenchley at the time of his death.
- Sophie Rhys-Jones (b 1965), wife of Prince Edward, lived in Brenchley.
- Thomas Thornycroft (1815–85), sculptor, lived in Brenchley at the time of his death.
- Wat Tyler (1341–1381), leader of the Peasants' Revolt, is reputed to have been born in Brenchley.
- Siegfried Sassoon.
- National Statistics Census 2001
- F C Clark (1947). Kentish Fire. Rye, Sussex: Adams & Son.
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