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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 110
                               
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

R0BEHT GARMAN.
6 April 1550. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. To the poor people of the parish 20s. William my eldest son have ten sheep, my best brass pot and a haffer; son Alexander ten sheep and a cow; daughters Rose, Thomasine and Christian each have ten sheep and a haffer. Thomas Garman my brother have a mare colt. John Payne my servant one ewe and a lamb. Residue to wife Alice, who to have all my lands until children come to age of twenty-one years, then to them. Ex’ors: Alice my wife and Thomas Garman my brother. Witnesses: William Pamore, John Sainte, Thomas Garman, John Forminger.
Probate 17 June 1550.          (Con. vol. 22, fol. 113)

THOMAS GYLWARD.
26 March 1509. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. ‘To the Light of Our Lady, the Cross, St. Katherine, and St. John, a bushel of barley to each. In masses and dirige at my burial 13s. 4d., and the same day in bread to poor people to the value of 6s. Residue after paying debts, etc., to wife Juliane and Thomas Filpott of Monkton my ex’ors. That wife Juliane have the tenement in which we live with all hands in the parishes of Reculver and Herne for her life, 

except a parcel of land in Herne to Joane my daughter at her marriage. If wife Juliane be with child and a son, then at the death of his mother be to have all lands in Reculver for ever, except three acres of land in Little Wood field, among the lands of Robert Brandon toward the north and east, land of the heirs of Thomas Consaunt south, and land of the heirs of William German west. Which three acres of land after the death of Juliane to be enfeoffed to certain men of Reculver, that the churchwardens receive the yearly rent from the same land, to maintain the Light of the Paschal to this entent: that if there be any poor people in the parish not able. to pay their duty to the Paschal Light, that they be discharged by the said lands, and the churchwardens be accountable to the parish in that behalf, and thus continue for ever. That wife Juliane sell two acres of land at Combe Mede. But if wife Juliane be not with child, then at her death Joane my daughter have the place I now dwell in, and my Feoffees, James Ewell, William Bolle, John Boikyn, senior, and John Boikyn, junior, shall sell all my lands in the parish of Reculver, except before excepted, and the money be disposed: to a priest to sing in the church of Reculver for a year for our souls

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