Cross of Silver.
Nicholas Hawlott in 1505 gave 26s. 8d. to the
buying a silver cross for the church, and Robert Pamplet in 1522 left the
same sum. The price of a cross varied probably according to workmanship,
from £20 (at Newchurch in 1518), £10 (at Margate in 1499 and Gravesend
in 1526), to £6 13s. 4d. (at Rochester in 1471).
William Richfield in 1491 gave to buy for Reculver
Church: For a missal, £6 13s. 4d.; two antiphonars, noted, £10; a
legend, £5 6s. 8d.; a gradual, 33s. 4d., and a processional, £3.
William Richfield in 1491, for a suit of vestments for
Deacon and Sub-deacon of red silk cloth, £6 13s. 4d.
John, the son of Thomas Jermyn (or Germyn), in 1484
gave £6 13s. 4d. for a new cope to be bought for the church, to
the honour of Our Lady, and for his soul to be prayed for.
Richard Lowes in 1499 left £13 6s. 8d. to the marriage of
his daughter, but if she died unmarried the money to buy a cope for the
church of loath.
Thomas Gylward in 1509 left three acres of land to trustees who were
to pay the yearly rent to the church-wardens to maintain the Light of the
Paschal, so that if any poor parishioners were unable to pay their duty to
the Pasehal Light it was to be paid from this money.
Money, Bread, etc., at Burials..
Nicholas Hawlott in 1505 ordered that there be distributed
among the poor and needy 6s. 8d., both on the day of his burial and day of
trental or month’s mind.