Ashted SW of Epsom (map courtesy of Cumgranissalis)
Dr. John Pepys (1576-1652) of Ashtead, Surrey; Pepys' third cousin once removed; father of Jane Turner. The much-loved man of business and executor to Lord Chief Justice Edward Coke. He married Anne, daughter of Terry Walpole of Houghton, Norf., in 1610. They had a son Edward (named after Coke) and two daughters, Elizabeth (Dyke) and Jane (Turner), and lived for some time in Salisbury Court, possibly in the house the Turners occupied in the diary period.
Their Ashtead house was taxed at ten hearths. (L&M Companion)
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.