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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 88
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

Butte, Thomas Germin, and James May. That Joane and Joys my daughters have to their marriage three pieces of land of five acres and half—one piece of land at Gawonnys croft, another called Newcroft, and another near Lamplands, and to their heirs, etc. Son William have all other lands and tenements when of the age of twenty years, and to his heirs. 
Probate 18 November 1476.        (Con. vol. 2, fol. 343.)

WILLIAM ALEYN.
   20 Sept. 1489. Buried against St. Anne’s altar in the church of Reculver, and to the church 6s. 8d. To St. Katherine to paint her, 40d.; to the reparation of Our Lady, 6s. 8d.; to the church work, 6s. 8d. To the Light of Our Lady 12d., and of St. Katherine one ewe. That daughter (?wife) Joane have new croft beside Consant croft, and if she be with child, and a girl, they two shall shift together one acre and half of land at Gibbis Lane; if one of them die the other to have but new croft. A piece of land at Stowoks field be sold, also three rods under the wood side in Lytyll Wood field, and the money to pay my debts, etc. if wife be with child, and a son, when he is 18 years old have all the whole tenement, but until that age the mother to have the

same, and when son is eighteen he to pay his mother 20s. yearly. If wife not with child, then at her death the tenement to be sold and the money—to the roodloft of Reculver 10 mares (£6 13s. 4d.), and the residue for my soul. That my sister Jone a Churehe have 6s. 8d., and my brother Richard Ayler 6s. 8d. Ex’ors: Lawrence Hobbes and my wife, and wife have residue. Witnesses: Sir John Guysborne, Thomas Consaunt, Thomas Butte. 
Probate 26 October           1489. (Con. vol. 3, fol. 231.)

THOMAS ALYN.
   18 August 1522. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the Light of the Cross and of Our Lady 8d., and to every Light in the church, separate, 4d. At my burying, five masses. That son Alexander have 12 lambs and one efer (heiffer) at the next Feast of St. Michael; son Thomas and daughter Joane each have six ewes; also Thomas Love, Richard Love and Cristian Love, the sons and daughter of my wife, each have six ewes and a cow. That my wife deliver to my son Thomas a cow, price l0s., and to Joane my daughter a cow, price l0s., and 6s. 8d. in money. Wife to have

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