An interesting family who can be traced back to around the time surnames began to be used, living in Lyminge in Kent. Thanks to an abundance of wills it is possible to ascertain how many (most?) known or believed to descend from the Kent Sloddens / Sladdens are related to our early C15th Slodden ancestors.
This group is known to have been living in East Kent by 1533 when one Richard GOTEHAM was a ‘collier’ (charcoal maker) living in Lower Hardres. Most of this group who are in England still live in East Kent, not … Continue reading