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    Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 32  1917  page 117
                       RECULVER AND HOATH WILLS. By Arthur Hussey  Continued

timber. Ex’ors: wife Elisabeth and Thomas Awood. Residue of goods, after paying debts, etc., to wife Elisabeth. Witnesses Thomas Hikks, William Ewel1, Peter Hawlet, Alexander Paramor Richard Church.
Probate 5 July 1539. (Con. vol. 17, fol. 36.)

   12 April 1543. Buried in the churchyard of Reculver. For my soul three masses and diriges, and in other charitable deeds al my burying, 6s. 8d. Residue of goods to wife Margaret my ex’or to pay my debts, etc., but if not enough then as much land to be sold as necessary, and furthest from my house, by my brother William Hallet and by my ex’or, and her brother Roger Parker my overseer. Wife Margaret have the profit of my tenement and lands that may be spared for two years, and if she be with child then for four years, but if not, then my brother William Hallet have the third year’s profit for his own use. If the child live then my brother William have the keeping of my child until fourteen years old, and the profit from my tenement and lands for his keeping. If the child live to fourteen years then my brother have the profits for the next year, then my child, if a son, have my lands and tenements for ever; but if a girl, 

then to be sold and the money, half to my brother Richard Hallet and half to my daughter. If my child be a son and die before fourteen then my brother Richard Hallet have all my lands and tenements. Witnesses: Frauncis Rider, Christopher Bladisdell, Richard Churche, Valentine Paramor.
Probate 14 September 1543. (Con. vol. 19, fol. 7.)

LAURENCE H0BB of Reculver & the Borough of Roth.
   23 May 1509. Buried in the churchyard of Roth. To the roodloft of Roth 3s. 4d., and to the church a table cloth and towel which now are in the keeping of the wife of William lye of Roth, that was some time Forestall Love (i.e., widow), for ever. To the House of the Friars Observants half a seame (four bushels) of wheat. To every of my daughters’ children when twenty years old, 6s. 8d. To the new painting and giliting of Our Lady in the parish church of Chistelett, 40s. Joane my daughter have a masure (mazer) worth 20s., and also an Image of St. John’s head of alabaster, to remain in my tenement in Roth for ever. Margery my daughter have a maser which is with my daughter Agnes. Ex’ors: William lye and Thomas Knollar. At my burying in the

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