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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 116
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

Bamon have my house at Helborow, with six acres of land thereto, when he is eighteen years old. Son Thomas have all my part of my lands at Beltynge and one acre of land at Love street, the which my brother Thomas to deliver him, and for the same my brother have my part of a house at Beltynge. My daughters Rose and Margaret at their marriage or age of eighteen years, each have four mares (53s. 4d.) and a cow. That my brother Thomas buy my part of my Kache, paying for it 46s. 8d. If both my sons die without issue, then my daughters have my house and six acres of land at Helborow equally between them, and my part of the land at Beltynge to my brothers Thomas and Christopher. That my sister Elisabeth the wife of my brother Thomas have my wife’s best gown. Residue of instuff to my daughters. Ex’ors: Thomas and Christopher Hawlett my brothers.
No probate date; the last will in the volume, 1524—27.
                                               (Con. vol. 14, fol. 235.)

   14 April 1537. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. At my burying, to twelve poor people 12d., and every Sunday next following 12d, as long as 12s. will extend. Also at my 

burial five masses and dirige. Daughter Elyn have a cow and bullock and 500 sheep, the which my cousin Thomas Awood have the governance and keeping until Elyn be married, but if she die within three years, then he to have the profit from the cattle for three years after, and then remain to her sisters alive. Also Thomas Awood have the rule and custody of Michael Haulet my son for nine years, and have the profit from my tenement and nine acres of land called Stormayns in Reculver for nine years from next Michaelmas, and he shall set up there a new hail (sic) and amend the other houses where needed, and after the nine years to my son Michael. My daughters Joane, Rose, and Isabell, each have a cow, bullock, and forty sheep. Son William have forty sheep and twenty lambs; son Richard twenty sheep and ten lambs; son Thomas have my cart and my court (sic) and plough, best horse, working bullocks, a cow, and my were (weir) ; son Michaell a cow and bullock. Towards the stoning of the highway called Badcocks Lane, 20s. That Thomas Awood shall have timber to make the new hall at Sturmayns, some at my son’s and some at Sturmayns to be felled, and some at other places, and Thomas Hawlet to help carry the

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