The English shepherd who pushed his aged mother in a handcart from the West Country to Steyning in Sussex where he built a small church. Christopher Fry’s play ‘The Boy With a Cart’ is a fitting memorial.
A resident of Sussex, he is associated with several local places including Steyning and Chanctonbury Ring.
One among many legends explains how he thwarted the Devil’s plans to destroy Sussex Christians. In the interests of national security we are unable to reveal SAINT-CUTHMAN-OF-STEYNING’s secret weapon, but it did involve a candle, a sieve and a cock.
St. Cuthman of Steyning Facts and Figures
Name: Cuthman of Steyning
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cuthmann
Birth and Death Dates: 681-???
Celebration or Feast Day: February 8th
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Article last updated on 07 April 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.