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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 28  1909  page 112
                        
HERNE WILLS: ABSTRACTS.—I. By Arthur Hussey  continued

Grenehill to Henforde where most needed, for my soul, and Robt. Thondyr, and all Christian souls, 20s. Son William to have a croft at Strode of one acre, a piece of land of three acres (bought of John Bremps), two pieces of land called Longacre containing eight acres, another piece of four acres, and a piece called Combe of two acres, a croft of five acres called Kechynfield, three acres at Henford, to him and his heirs for ever, paying to my ex'ors ten marcs (£6 13s. 4d.). To son Thos., a field of eight acres called Moulyns with half an acre of wood, four acres in a field called Bynmerk, three acres at Underdowne called Calvyndench, and to his heirs for ever. Son Robert have my chief messuage with three crofts called Grovefield, together with a parcel of wood, a croft called Plente, and a croft called Stone, paying to my ex’ors £10. Wife Joan to occupy same for one year after my death. Joan, wife of Robert my son, a field called Dame Alice field of ten acres for her life, then to Robert her husband. To son Richard, a field called Burley field of six acres, also three acres at Hall Bush, one acre at Church way, and one acre of wood in Hallwood. To John and Robert, sons of Harry at See, one acre of land at Chalkham between them. Joan my wife occupy my tenement called Colwood, with 24 acres of 

 land, an acre of wood called Gorewood, for her life, then the 24 acres and acre of wood to son Richard. Son Robert occupy and have in farm all these lands, woods, etc., with tenement called Colwood for five years, five years to break and sow and other five years to by lay (sic), paying 46s. 8d. yearly to Joan my wife. Residue to Thomas William and Robert Notingham my sons, and they ex’ors. Witnesses: Sir John Catnn,* parish priest of Herne, John Boykin, John Easwell, Thos. Salkyn, Nicholas Kenett, Alex. Gogh. 
Prob .  .  1489.                         (Vol. Ill., fol. 221-2.)

57.  WILLIAM YONGE. (See No. 36.)
   20 July 1489. To be buried in the churchyard. To the Light of St. Martin, 8d.; St. James, 8d. ; To the Rector of Swalclyff, 3s. 4d. To wife Agnes, all utensils in living-room, bedroom and kitchen, also residue to dispose for my soul. Agnes with John Oode ex’ors. Wife to occupy all my lands and tenements for her life, then to son Richard and his heirs. 
Prob. 5 Oct. 1489.                           (Vol. III., fol. 228.)
   *Vicar of Herne 1489—1511, and previously chantry prkst of St. Mary’s Chantry in Herne Church.

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